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    Oh ho!

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    It's quite some sentence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It's quite some sentence.
    Sit on a potato pan, Otis?
    Put Eliot's toilet up
    Evil olive
    Step on no pets
    Do geese see God?

    http://www.phantomstudent.com/wordgames.html

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    For a waiter or waitress:

    Stressed, no tips? Spit on desserts


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    Default Re: Words which are the same spelt backwards or forwards

    This is a example of a palindrome:
    "A man a plan a canal Panama"
    To see other palindromes you can go to
    http://www.fun-with-words.com/palin_panama.html

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    There once was a man named Dan. He was wise and attracted many followers. They all lived near him and became known as Dan's clan.
    The government feared the Clan of Dan for their enlightened wisdom, and plotted their downfall. They passed laws and soon the Clan of Dan was exiled to live by the river. There they had plenty of water, however.
    The government saw that they had water and plotted some more. They evicted the Clan of Dan from its land, forcing it to move far from the river.
    But the members of the clan were wise, and they dug a trench from the river to their new land.
    Then the government passed a new law that forbade the Clan of Dan from taking any water anywhere in the state. So they dug the trench all the way north to the Canadian border, and the Canadian government promised them water, and the trench became a great canal, and so they prevailed.

    And the moral of this dumb story, if you didn't already see it a mile away,
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    A Dan, a clan, a canal - Canada!

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    Default Re: Words which are the same spelt backwards or forwards

    longest word that can be spelt forward and backwards is
    redivider.

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    Default Re: Words which are the same spelt backwards or forwards

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    That would be a palindromic word, like noon, which is not only the same spelled forwards as backwards, but also is the same upside down (when spelled in all caps).
    :)
    So is there a word for words like NOON which are the same upside down and front to back?

    And what about MOW which when rotated 180 degrees still reads MOW?

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    Default Re: Words which are the same spelt backwards or forwards

    Did you know that "I'm a lasagna hang a salami" backwards is the same thing?

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