This post provides a continuation of previous wordplay collections displayed in December 5, 2020, and January 5, 2021. In those earlier posts, the following classic palindromes (phrases or sentences whose letters are ordered identically when they are read backwards as well as forwards) were described and extolled in verse; contents were as follows:
Friday, 5 February 2021
Reversing Verse: Limericks About CLASSIC PALINDROMES, part #3
1. Dennis sinned
2. Drawn onward
3. Gnu dung
4. Yreka bakery
5. Lonely Tylenol
6. UFO tofu
7. Too hot to hoot
8. Never odd or even
9. Sex at noon taxes
10. No 'X' in Nixon.
11. A Santa at NASA
12. T. Eliot's toilet
13. Madam, I'm Adam
14. Sex of foxes
15. Able ere Elba
16. A Toyota's a Toyota
Please note that, continuing the convention adopted in the previous post , there will be an exclusive correlation between green italicized font and palindromes. But not all of the palindromes displayed within the verses' lines are in the 'classic repertoire'. Some are recent concoctions by the author.
17. Mr. Owl ate my metal worm
18. Emil's lime
19. To idiot: (The palindromic grouch)
20. A dim or fond 'No!' from Ida
21. No lemon, no melon (fruitless)
22. See bees
23. Ma is as selfless as I am
Canadians being known as polite and apologetic, the Editors, themselves native Torontonians, recommend only circumspect use of all the palindromes listed in the outpourings by the protagonist of the above verse.
Stay tuned for further posts that will bring you poetic discussion of more classic palindromes:
Scheduled for February 20, 2021 ...
24. O stone, be not so (Roger Stone)
25. Do geese see God?
26. Step on no pets
27. Zeus sees Suez (canals)
28. A man, a plan, a canal -- Panama
29. Panama variant: A girl, a plan, a canal, pal -- Riga
30. Panama variant: A man, a potato -- Panama
31. Panama variant: A man, a plan, a cat, a hat, a canal -- Panama
Posted by Giorgio Coniglio at February 05, 2021