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Posers and Puzzles

  1. 12 Jun '07 10:39
    palindromes in the english language?

    racecar
    madam

    any more?
  2. 12 Jun '07 10:47 / 1 edit
    malayalam
    redivider

    A palindromic sentence of any desired length:

    "aaaaaaaaaabbbbbbbccc", sides reversed, is "cccbbbbbbbaaaaaaaaaa"

    Word-level palindrome:

    "You can cage a swallow, can't you, but you can't swallow a cage, can you"
  3. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    12 Jun '07 12:13
    Originally posted by David113
    malayalam
    redivider

    A palindromic sentence of any desired length:

    "aaaaaaaaaabbbbbbbccc", sides reversed, is "cccbbbbbbbaaaaaaaaaa"

    Word-level palindrome:

    "You can cage a swallow, can't you, but you can't swallow a cage, can you"
    World class palindrome:
    A man, A plan, A canal, Panama!
  4. 12 Jun '07 12:56
    Originally posted by silly mctall
    palindromes in the english language?

    racecar
    madam

    any more?
    able was I ere I saw elba (Elba is an island in Tuscany btw)

    madam I'm adam
  5. Standard member HandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
    12 Jun '07 13:48
    Do geese see God?
  6. 12 Jun '07 16:12
    How long can a message get, I wonder?
    Try this ...

    Star? Not I! Movie – it too has a star in or a cameo who wore mask – cast are livewires.

    Soda-pop straws are sold, as part-encased a hot tin, I saw it in mad dog I met. Is dog rosy? Tie-dye booths in rocks.

    All ewes lessen ill. I see sheep in Syria? He, not I, deep in Syria, has done. No one radio drew old one.

    Many moths – I fondle his; no lemons are sold. Loot delis, yob, moths in a deli bundle his tin. Pins to net a ball I won – pins burst input. I loot to get a looter a spot paler. Arm a damsel – doom a dam. Not a base camera was in a frost, first on knees on top spot. Now a camera was a widened dam.

    Ask: Cold, do we dye? No, hot – push tap, set on to hosepipe. Nuts in a pod liven.

    A chasm regrets a motto of a fine veto of wars. Too bad – I all won. A sadist sent cadets – a war reign a hero derides. A bad loser, a seer, tossed a cradle – he begat to cosset – a minaret for Carole, Beryl, Nora. We’re not as poor to self.

    I risk cold as main is tidal. As not one to delay burden, I don’t set it on “hot”. A foot made free pie race losses runnier. As draw won pull, eye won nose. Vile hero saw order it was in – even a moron saw it – no, witnessed it: Llama drops – ark riots. Evil P.M. in a sorer opus enacts all laws but worst arose. Grab a nosey llama – nil lesser good, same nicer omen.

    In pins? No, it is open. If a top spins, dip in soot.

    Madam, as I desire, dictates: Pull aside, damsels, I set a rag not for a state bastion. A test I won e.g. a contest I won.

    Kidnap, in part, an idle hero. Megastars, red, rosy, tied no tie. Blast! A hero! We do risk a yeti’s opposition!



    He too has a wee bagel still up to here held.

    Demigods pack no mask, cap nor a bonnet, for at last a case is open – I left a tip – it wets. A dog wets too. Radios to help pay my tip, pull a tip.

    Ale, zoo beer, frets yon animal. Can it? New sex arose but, we sots, not to panic – it’s ale – did I barrel? Did I lose diadem, rare carrot in a jar of mine? Droop as tops sag – unseen knots.

    A cat ate straw as buck risk cud; evil foe, nil a red nag ate? Bah! Plan it – silage. Model foot in arboreta.

    I, dark Satanist, set fire – voodoo – to slat. I design a metal as parrot, I deem it now. One vast sum is no ten in set – amen! Indeed, nine drag a yam, nine drag a tie. Dame nabs flower; can we help man? Woman is worse nob.

    Mud level rose, so refill a rut. A nag of iron I made to trot I defied – I risk leg and its ulnae. Can a pen I felt to bid dollar or recite open a crate, open a cradle, his garret?

    Sample hot Edam in a pan. I’m a rotten digger – often garden I plan, I agreed; All agreed? Aye, bore ensign; I’d a veto – I did lose us site. Wool to hem us? No, cotton. Site pen in acacias or petals a last angel bee frets in.

    I met a gorilla (simian); a mate got top snug Noel fire-lit role. Manet, Pagnol, both girdle his reed bogs.

    Flan I reviled, a vet nods to order it, Bob, and assign it. Totem users go help mates pull as eye meets eye. Son – mine – pots a free pie, yes? No. Left a tip? Order a dish to get. A ring is worn – it is gold. Log no Latin in a monsignor, wet or wise. Many a menu to note carrot.

    Cat in a boot loots; As I live, do not tell! A bare pussy, as flat on fire, I know loots guns, fires a baton, nets a hero my ale drop made too lax.

    If it is



    to rain, a man is a sign; I wore macs, no melons rot. I use moths if rats relive, sir, or retire.

    Vendor pays: I admire vendee, his pots net roe. Nine dames order an opal fan; I’ll ask cold log fire vendor to log igloo frost. Under Flat Six exist no devils.

    Marxist nods to Lenin. To Lenin I say: “Mama is a deb, besides a bad dosser.”

    Gen it up to get “ova” for “egg”. I recall a tarot code: yell at a dessert side-dish sale. Yes/nos a task cartel put correlate: E.S.P. rocks a man. I am a man, am no cad, I’m aware where it’s at!

    Fire! Its an ogre-god to help, man, as I go. Do not swap; draw, pull a troll!

    It’s not a cat I milk – calf, for a fee, sews a button - knit or tie damsel over us. Mined gold lode I fill until red nudes I met in a moor-top bar can. I sit, I fill a diary – trap nine men in ten-part net – oh, sir, I ask, cod nose? No, damp eel.

    So, to get a name! I say, Al! I am Al! Last, I felt, to breed, deer begat.

    To can I tie tissue – damp – or deliver Omani artist – a man of Islam.

    In a den mad dogs lived on minis a signor who lived afore targets in at. As eremites pull, I, we, surf, fantasise, mend a bad eye. No hero met satyr; Tony, as I stressed, won’t, so cosset satyr.

    A vet on isles made us sign it, a name. Foe man one sub.

    Aside no dell I fret a wallaby; metal ferrets yodel, like so. On a wall I ate rye. Bored? No, was I rapt! One more calf? O.K., calf, one more, bossy! No! Lock cabin, rob yam, sip martini. Megastar was in a risk.

    Cat? No, I’m a dog; I’m a sad loyal pet. A design I wore – kilts (a clan); if net drawn, I put it up. Royal spots snag – royal prevents rift.

    Composer, good diet, are both super, God – label it a love of art, lustre. Video bored, no wise tale e.g. a mini tale – no sagas seen. Knack: cede no foes a canal.

    Pay – as I sign I lie; clear sin it is; e.g. “Amadeus” sign I – lira for ecu, decimal – sin as liar.

    Trad artistes pull a



    doom, a drawer won’t.

    Is it sold loot? No, I suffered loss. A man is god; Amen! I came nice Tahiti (sic).

    It’s ale for a ban if for a fast – is role to help mash turnip? Use zoo? No - grasp order – use no zoos. Warts on time did sag.

    No grade “X” “A” Level? Oh, “A”! I’d a “B” or a “C”. So – pot? No, we lop. Date? Take no date! Bah! Play L.P.

    Miss (a lass, all right?) flew to space in NASA era. Rose no (zero) cadets ate raw. As a wise tart I fined rags red Lenin, we help pay bet – a risk – cash to Brian. I put a clam in a pool – a pool wets.

    Mahdi puts a stop to harem – miss it in one vote, lost in one, veto of none. Post-op, no tonsil; I ate; no tastier, eh? We sleep at noon time so I dare not at one; no time stops as I time tides. A bed: under it, roll; in a mania, panic!

    In a pond I did as Eros as Lee felt tenrec. “Ink” – list it under “I”. Termites put pen in a way. Democrats wonder, I too. To slay moths a dog did.

    I saw elf; elf, far now, is a devilish taboo, rag-naked. I hid a bootleg disc. I, saboteur, toss it in. Oops! No legs! Laminated, a cask, conker in it, negates all if it is simple.

    Hot pages are in a mag, nor will I peer, familiar tat, so lewd, native rot. Toner, ewe wore no trace; vagabond ewes do. Oh, Ada! Have pity! A pitiable eel – “Oh wet am I!” - to save, note: bite gill as I do.

    Call a matador minor, eh? As I live, don’t! Is torero no rigid animal debaser if tipsy? Ale drew esteem in a matador. A bolero, monks I rate play or go dig rocks; a can I step on.

    Go! Gas – it evades a bedsit – set a roost on fire. Boss sent a faded eclair to green imp or dog, I’d don a belt to boot it; if Ada hid a boot, panic.

    I mock comic in a mask, comedian is a wit if for eventide. Vole no emu loved is not a ferret, so pet or witness a weasel if not. I hired less, am not so bossy, as yet amateur.

    To stir evil, Edna can impugn a hotel: bad loos, hot on Elba: I may melt. Tart solicits it rawer, gets it rare. Push crate open; I ram buses, use no trams.



    Did I say, not to idiot nor a bare ferret, to trap rat, strap loops rat? Stewpot was on. Hot? I was red! Lessen it! Fine man on pot? No, pen inside by a bad law. So I made rips – nine delays.

    Some Roman items in a.m. ordered “Is room for a ban?” “It is,” I voted: I sat pews in aisle. Beryl, no tiro to my burden, made off for a contest, I won kiss. I may raid fine dales. I raid lochs if I to help am.

    Forecast for Clare v. Essex: If no rain, a man is ref. Fusspots net foxes.

    Senor is a gnome, latinos’ bad eyesore. Help misses run to border, Casanova, now, or drab hotel.

    Ma has a heron; I sleep, pet’s on nose, sir! Rev. I rag loved art live – fine poser. Ultra-plan: I feign, I lie: cedar to disperse – last one? No, last six. Enamel bonnet for a dark car to toss a snail at. In it all, Eve lost; Seth’s a hero slain on a trap – Rise, Sir Ogre Tamer.

    Upon Siamese box I draw design. I, knight able to help, missed an alp seen in Tangier of fine metal pots. Tin I mined rages – order nine, melt ten. Tone radios; tones are not to concur. Ten-tone radar I bomb – best fire-lit so hostel side meets eerie mini red domicile. A gulf to get is not a rare tale; no time to nod.

    Row on, evil yobs, tug, pull. If dogs drowse, fill a rut. An era’s drawers draw. Put in mid-field in a band I dig a tub deep. Staff on a remit did refill a minaret.

    Sam’s a name held in a flat, or, sir, bedsit. I wonder, is it illicit ore? No ties? A bit under? Retarded? Is ‘owt amiss? I’m on pot; not so Cecil, a posh guy a hero met. A red date was not to last so Cecil sat.

    Tip? An iota to pay, a dot; sad, I drop item. I’d ask, call, Odin, a Norseman’s god: “Pay payee we owe radio dosh o.n.o.” I to me? No, I to media.

    Peril in golf – is ball a “fore”? K.O.!

    Vexed I am re my raw desires. Alto has eye on nose but tone-muser pianist is level-eyed. I lost a tie. Blast! In uni no grades are musts. Avast! Never port! Sea may be rut.

    Part on rose? - It’s a petal. Define metal:



    Tin is … (I gulp!) can!

    I am a fine posse man, I pull a ton. Ron, a man I put on, I made suffer of evil emu’s sadism. Leo’s never a baron - a bad loss but evil – topple him, Leo’s lad. Assign a pen, can I? A pal is note decoding.

    Is damp mule tail-less? No, ill; I breed for its tone. Radio speed, to grower, grew. Open a lot? No, stamp it; if for a free peso – not ecu -deign it. Times ago stone rates, e.g. at Scilly, display a wont.

    No wish to get a design I, Sir Des, I’ve let? No bus sees Xmas fir. O.K. – cab – tart it up; tie lots – diamond, log or tinsel; first end errata edit. So “le vin (A.C.)”, Martini, P...
  7. 12 Jun '07 16:14 / 1 edit
    Obviously not long enough ... perhaps I should post a link ...

    http://www.palindromelist.com/longest.htm
  8. 15 Jun '07 04:29
    Did you hear the one about the dyslexic agnostic insomniac?
  9. 15 Jun '07 04:29
    Originally posted by smomofo
    Did you hear the one about the dyslexic agnostic insomniac?
    He laid awake in bed all night, wondering if there was a dog.

    Thankyou.
  10. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    15 Jun '07 12:18 / 3 edits
    Originally posted by CauselessOne
    Obviously not long enough ... perhaps I should post a link ...

    http://www.palindromelist.com/longest.htm
    I don't get it. None of those 'palindromes' read the same backwards and forwards, they end in different letters even. What kind of palindrome is that supposed to be?
    I did like the one on the placard, ' I prefer PI'
    In a previous post:
    Kidnap, in part, an idle hero. Megastars, red, rosy, tied no tie. Blast! A hero! We do risk a yeti’s opposition!
    How can that be a palindrome of ANY kind? notice the first letter, K.
    It only happens once. You can't read anything backwards like that if there is only one occurance of a letter unless its dead center.
    I take it back, there are two k's but not in any kind of palindromic order.
  11. 15 Jun '07 16:11
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I don't get it. None of those 'palindromes' read the same backwards and forwards, they end in different letters even. What kind of palindrome is that supposed to be?
    I did like the one on the placard, ' I prefer PI'
    In a previous post:
    Kidnap, in part, an idle hero. Megastars, red, rosy, tied no tie. Blast! A hero! We do risk a yeti’s opposition!
    How ...[text shortened]... dead center.
    I take it back, there are two k's but not in any kind of palindromic order.
    It's not a collection of palindromes - it's the first part of ONE palindrome. The post ran into the site post-size limit. Follow the link below it to see the entire thing.
  12. 16 Jun '07 13:48
  13. 18 Jun '07 01:56
    I think rotavator is the longest one in common usage in English.
  14. Standard member theprotectors
    Gandalf's Hero.
    19 Jun '07 13:15
    radar
    bob
    stoppost Only almost but no quiet their yet
    I know a few more. but their are not sutible her because tos so sorry.
  15. 19 Jun '07 18:58 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by theprotectors
    radar
    bob
    stoppost Only almost but no quiet their yet
    I know a few more. but their are not sutible her because tos so sorry.
    Go on, tell us they dirty ones. We won't alert moderator, honest.