Palindrome: a word or phrase spelled the same backwards and forwards.
From the Greek palindromes which means “running back again, recurring.”
Special thanks to all of you who’ve sent in palindromes so far.
(Sorry I haven’t kept track of names.)
A but tuba.
A car, a man, a maraca.
A dog, a panic in a pagoda.
A lad named E. Mandala
A Santa dog lived as a devil God at NASA.
A slut nixes sex in Tulsa.
A Toyota’s a Toyota.
A Toyota! Race fast, safe car! A Toyota!
A man, a plan, a canal, Panama.
A man, a plan, a cat, a ham, a yak, a yam, a hat, a canal-Panama!
A new order began; a more Roman age bred Rowena.
A nut for a jar of tuna.
A Santa at Nasa.
A six is a six is a six is a six is a six is a six is a…
A tin mug for a jar of gum, Nita.
Able was I ere I saw Elba.
Acrobats stab orca.
Aerate pet area.
Ah, Satan sees Natasha!
Aibohphobia (fear of palindromes)
Air an aria.
Al lets Della call Ed Stella.
Amen icy cinema.
Amy, must I jujitsu my ma?
… and DNA
Anne, I vote more cars race Rome to Vienna.
Are Mac ‘n’ Oliver ever evil on camera?
Are we not drawn onward to new era?
Are we not drawn onward, we few, drawn onward to new era?
Arg! A I.V.? No! Do I? Did… (ahem…) Did I nail Edna? Edna, Lala, Tina, Ardis, Marva, Adela, Diane, Lynne, Pearl, Ora, Cecile, Fanny, Laverne, Eliadia, Rasia, Mary, Meta, Kassia, Radella, Anne, Norah, Sela, Gaia, Mable, Mina, Rae, Barba, Mairi, Manon, Nell, Essa, Lee, Lass, Ellen, Nona, Miriam, Abra, Bea, Rani, Melba, Maia, Gale, Sharon, Enna, Alleda, Raissa, Kate, Myra, Mai, Saraid, Aileen, Reva, Lynna, Felice, Carol, Rae, Penny, Lena, Ida, Leda, Avram, Sidra, Anita Lalande, and Elian? I did? Me?… Ha!… Did I O.D. on Viagra?
Art, name no tub time. Emit but one mantra.
As I pee, sir, I see Pisa!
Bar an arab.
Borrow or rob?
Cain: a maniac.
“Cain, a motor erotomaniac was Eve,” said I as Eve saw Cain, “a motor erotomaniac!”
Campus motto: Bottoms up Mac.
Cigar? Toss it in a can, it is so tragic.
Dammit, I’m mad!
Decaf and DNA faced.
Dee saw a seed.
Degas, are we not drawn onward, no? In union, drawn onward to new eras aged?
Dennis, Nell, Edna, Leon, Nedra, Anita, Rolf, Nora, Alice, Carol, Leo, Jane, Reed, Dena, Dale, Basil, Rae, Penny, Lana, Dave, Denny, Lena, Ida, Bernadette, Ben, Ray, Lila, Nina, Jo, Ira, Mara, Sara, Mario, Jan, Ina, Lily, Arne, Bette, Dan, Reba, Diane, Lynn, Ed, Eva, Dana, Lynne, Pearl, Isabel, Ada, Ned, Dee, Rena, Joel, Lora, Cecil, Aaron, Flora, Tina, Arden, Noel, and Ellen sinned.
“Dennis and Edna dine,” said I, as Enid and Edna sinned.
Dennis, Eve saw Eden if as a fine dew, as Eve sinned.
Dentist? Sit Ned.
Desserts I desire not, so long no lost one rise distressed.
“Desserts, sis?” (Sensuousness is stressed).
Devil never even lived.
Did Hannah see bees? Hannah did.
Did I cite Operas Are Poetic? I did.
Did I do, O God, did I as I said Id do? Good! I did.
Did mom pop? Mom did.
Didi won straw warts. Now I did.
Do good? I? No! Evil anon I deliver. I maim nine more hero-men in Saginaw, sanitary sword a-tuck, Carol, I–lo!–rack, cut a drowsy rat in Aswan. I gas nine more hero-men in Miami. Reviled, I (Nona) live on. I do, O God!
Do geese see God?
Do nine men interpret? Nine men. I nod.
Do not bob to nod.
Do, O God, no evil deed! Live on! Do good!
Do offer ref food.
Doc, note, I Dissent. A fast never prevents a fatness. I diet on cod.
Dog doo? Good God!
Dog! No poop on God!
Dogma: I am God.
Dogma in my hymn: I am God.
Drat Saddam! Mad dastard!
Drat such custard!
Draw Kwan awkward.
Draw nine men inward.
Draw O Caesar. Erase a coward.
Draw pupil’s lip upward.
Drawn, I sit; serene rest is inward.
Dubya won? No way, bud.
Ed, I hung a gnu hide!
Egad! A base life defiles a bad age.
Egad! A base tone denotes a bad age.
Egad! An adage!
Egad! Loretta has Adams as mad as a hatter. Old age!
Egad! No bondage?
Elba Kramer saw I was remarkable.
Elk rap song? No sparkle.
Em to Greg: Gad! A dagger got me!
Emily’s sassy lime
Emu love volume.
Enid and Edna dine.
Ere I saw Elba, able was I ere.
Ergo, a ogre
Erupt on Naomi? I moan, “Not pure!”
Eva, can I stab bats in a cave?
Eva use Suave.
Eve damned Eden. Mad Eve!
Eve saw Diamond, erred. No maid was Eve!
Evi saves God dogs (evasive).
Evil, a sin, is alive.
“Evil axis”, sides reversed, is “six alive”.
Evil did I dwell, lewd I did live.
Evil rats on no star live.
Ew! Eat a ewe?
Flee to me, remote elf.
Gabe’s on a nosebag.
Gaby H.’s art saved Eva’s trashy bag.
Galoots, too, lag.
Gate man sees name, garage man sees name tag.
Glenelg (the name of cities in Ontario, Maryland, and Austrailia)
Go deliver a dare, vile dog.
Go hang a salami I’m a lasagna hog.
God! A red nugget! A fat egg under a dog!
God, Art! Name no pup “One Mantra Dog.”
God lived as a devil dog.
God lives, evil dog.
God saw I was dog.
Goddamn mad dog!
Harpo: not on Oprah.
He did, eh?
He nips; send a man Anan! A madness pin eh?
He won! Killer! Rad Darrell I know, eh?
He won snow, eh?
Hey, Roy! Am I mayor? Yeh!
Hon? I see bees in – OH!
I did, did I?
I made border bards drowsy swords; drab, red robed am I.
I, man, am regal; a German am I.
I prefer pi.
I saw a crow, orca was I.
I saw desserts; Id no lemons, alas no melon! Distressed was I.
I saw Ed under Deb’s bed; red, nude was I.
If I fret, fasten nets after Fifi.
If I had a hi-fi…
Im a fool; aloof am I.
I’m a lasagna, bang a salami.
I’m a lasagna hog, go hang a salami.
I’m a pup, am I?
I’m a tune nut, am I?
In a regal age ran I.
In words, alas, drown I.
In words, drown I.
In word salad, alas, drown I.
Is it I? It is I!
Kanakanak (a city in Alaska)
Kay, a red nude, peeped under a yak.
Kinikinik (a city in Colorado)
Lag not, Eno! No gong! Get up! Put eggnog on one-ton gal!
Lager, sir, is regal.
Laid at a dial.
Let Omro open one poor motel.
Lid off a daffodil.
Lisa Bonet ate no basil.
Live dirt up a side track carted is a putrid evil.
Live not on evil.
Live, O Devil, revel ever! Live! Do evil!
Lon Nol (Vietnam)
Loops at a spool.
Ma has a ham.
Ma is a madam, as I am.
Ma is a nun as I am.
Ma is as selfless as I am.
“Ma,” Jerome raps pot top, “Spare more jam!”
Mad as Adam.
Madam, I’m Adam.
Madam in Eden, Im Adam.
Madame, not one man is selfless; I name not one, madam.
Maps, DNA, and spam.
Marge lets Norah see Sharon’s telegram.
Marge, lets send a sadness telegram.
Margot trades used art to gram.
May a moody baby doom a yam.
Mother Eves noose we soon sever, eh Tom?
Mr. Owl ate my metal worm.
Murder for a jar of red rum.
Must sell at tallest sum.
My gay rub won, Star. Rats now bury a gym.
Nail a tired rotini in it, order Italian!
Name no one man.
Name not one man.
Name no side in Eden, Im mad! A maid I am, Adam mine; denied is one man.
Name now one man.
Name tarts? No, medieval slave, I demonstrate man!
Names Abel, a male, base man.
Naomi, did I moan?
Nate bit a tibetan.
Navan (a city in Ireland)
Ned! go gag Ogden!
Ned, I am a maiden.
Neil, an alien.
Nella risks all: “I will ask Sir Allen!”
Never odd or even.
Niagara, eh? I hear again!
Niagara, O roar again!
No demerits tire me, Don.
No devil lived on.
No evil shahs live on.
No, I save on final perusal – a sure plan if no evasion.
No, I tan at a nation.
No, I told Ed “lotion.”
No, it can assess an action.
No, it is open on one position.
No, it is opposed: art sees trades opposition.
No, it is opposition.
No, its a bar of gold – a bad log for a bastion.
No, it’s Abe Sebastion.
No lemons, no melon.
No, Mel Gibson is a casino’s big lemon.
No, Miss Lianne draws as Warden nails Simon.
No sir! Away! A papaya war is on.
No, Sir, panic is a basic in a prison.
No, son! Onanisms a gross orgasm sin – a no-no, son!
No, tie it on.
No trace, not one carton.
No “x” in “Nixon.”
Nod off, obese boffo don.
Norma is as selfless as I am, Ron.
Not a banana baton.
Now do I repay a period won.
Now ere we nine were held idle here, we nine were won.
Now I draw an award. I won!
Now I see bees I won.
Now I won.
NOW NO SWIMS ON MON (Upside down).
Nurse, I spy gypsies. Run!
O Geronimo, no minor ego.
O, stone, be not so.
Oh, cameras are macho.
Oh no! Don Ho!
Olson is in Oslo.
Oozy rat in a sanitary zoo.
Oprah deified Harpo.
Otto made Ned a motto.
Otto sees Otto.
Pa’s a sap.
Pass mom’s sap.
Pets tell Abe ballet step.
Pooh animals slam in a hoop.
Poor Dan is in a droop.
POW, ami! O’ Gad, ami! Go hang a salami, doc! Note; I dissent. A fast never prevents a fatness. I diet on cod. I’m a lasagna hog. I’m a dago! I’m a wop!
Pull up, Eva, were here! Wave! Pull up!
Pull up if I pull up.
Pusillanimity obsesses Boy Tim in All Is Up.
Put Eliot’s toilet up.
Race fast, safe car!
Rae hired Leif as a fielder, I hear…
Rail delivers reviled liar
Rats at a bar grab at a star.
Rats live on no evil star.
Rats paraded a rapstar.
Raw Novel? Lev on War.
Red I.V.? I derail Ali, a redivider.
Red root put up to order.
Renner (a city in South Dakota)
Repel a leper.
Retracting, I sign it, Carter.
Revered now, I live on. O did I do no evil, I wonder, ever?
“Reviled did I live,” said I, “as evil I did deliver!”
Rise to vote sir.
Ron! OH! Sex in a Toyota nixes honor!
Rot a renegade, wed a generator.
“Rum… rum…” I murmur.
Salt an atlas.
Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas!
See, slave, I demonstrate yet arts no medieval sees.
Selims tired – no wonder, its miles!
Semmes (a city in Alabama)
Sex at noon taxes.
Sex-aware era waxes.
Sir, I eye Iris.
Sir, I’m Iris.
Sit on a potato pan Otis!
Slap a ham on Omaha, pals.
So, cat tacos!
So many dynamos!
Some men interpret nine memos.
Soreya, say eros.
Star comedy by Democrats.
Star? Come, Donna Melba, Im an amiable man – no Democrats!
Stella won no wallets.
Step on no pets.
Step pals never even slap pets.
Steven, I left an oily lion at feline vets.
Stop on no pots.
Strap on no parts.
Straw? No; too stupid a fad, I put soot on warts.
Stressed? No tips? Spit on desserts.
Stressed was I ere I saw desserts.
Sums are not set as a test on Erasmus.
Swap God for a janitor; rot in a jar of dog paws.
T Eliot, top bard, notes putrid tang emanating, is sad. I’d assign it a name – gnat dirt upset on drab pot toilet.
Tarzan raised Desi Arnaz’ rat.
Tell a ballet.
Ten animals I slam in a net.
Test tube butt set.
Tide net safe soon; a noose fastened it.
“Tie Mandie,” I’d name it.
Tino dump mud on it.
Tips spill, lips spit.
Tis but a tub. Sit.
Tons I tore his kayaks – I, hero, ’tis not.
Tons o’ snot.
Too bad I hid a boot.
Too far, Edna, we wander afoot.
Too hot to hoot.
Top step’s pup’s pet spot.
Trays simple help, missy art!
Tulsa night life: filth, gin, a slut.
Tumut (a city in Austrailia)
Tuna roll or a nut?
Walmart’s tram law.
Wanna tan? Naw.
Ward Draw (a city in South Dakota)
Warsaw was raw.
Was it a bar or a bat I saw?
Was it a bat I saw?
Was it a car or a cat I saw?
Was it a cat I saw?
Was it a rat I saw?
Was it Eliot’s toilet I saw?
Wassamassaw (a city in South Carolina)
Waste Pa, pet saw.
We panic in a pew.
We sew, ewe sew.
Wet sanitary rat in a stew.
Wo Nemo toss a lasso to me now!
Won kiosk. So, I know.
Won tons? Not now.
Won’t I panic in a pit now?
Won’t it now?
Won’t lovers revolt now?
Wonder if Sununus fired now.
Wonders in Italy, Latin is red now.
Wonton? Not now.
Ya, Decaf. FACE DAY!!
Ya! Pizza zip pizazz! I pay.
Yawn a more Roman way.
Yawn…Madonna fan? No damn way!!
Ye boil! I obey!
Yen o’ money.
Yo banana boy!
Yo, Bob, mug a gumbo boy!
Yo bozo boy!
Yo bro! Free beer for boy!
Zerimar Ramirez (an actual person’s name)
Zerorez (A carpet cleaning company)
Zeus was deified, saw Suez.
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