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    Default Words spelt the same backwards as forwards

    Good Morning Teacher

    I would like to know the word which relates to the Title question.

    I believe there are three towns/suburbs in Australia where their names are spelt the same backwards as they are spelt forwards. Two of these names I know, they are:- Glenelg - a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia and Tumut - a town in the south western or Riverina district of New South Wales.

    I would like to know the name of the third town or suburb and if three is the correct number.

    Sincerely yours,
    Jack Tansey

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    Default Re: Words spelt the same backwards as forwards

    Welcome, jack.

    ARRAWARRA a town in coastal New South Wales, Australia.

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    Cool Re: Words spelt the same backwards as forwards

    well its cool coz my name backward is the same
    Maz Azam

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    gr8 innit blud

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    Default Re: Words spelt the same backwards as forwards

    Words which are spelt the same both backwards and forwards are called palindromes.

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    Default Re: Words spelt the same backwards as forwards

    A famous one (not in English, though) was the byzantine "ΝΙΨΟΝ ΑΝΟΜΗΜΑΤΑ ΜΗ ΜΟΝΑΝ ΟΨΙΝ", which means "wash your sins, not only your face"

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