Palindrome: Words that are the same when spelled backwards
A palindrome is a word, number, phrase, or other sequence of characters which reads the same backward as forward, such as madam or racecar or the number 10801. — Wikipedia
Palindromes remain the same when you read or write them from front to back and from back to front. They will still be the same words, same letters and same meaning.
Let’s take for instance, if you read or write the word “pop” from the first p to the last p, it is the same as when when you read or write it backwards i.e. from the last p back to the first p. The word remains “pop.” That’s a palindrome.
Below are examples of palindromes:
Single word palindromes:
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Multiple words palindrome:
Poor Dan is in a droop.
Sit on a potato pan, Otis.
Was it a cat I saw?
No lemon, no melon.
Step on no pets.
Red rum, sir, is murder
Madam, I’m Adam
Never odd or even
Madam in Eden, I’m Adam
Do geese see God?
A man, a plan, a canal panama
Dammit, I’m mad
Sex at noon taxes
Not a ton
Smug bats did stab gums
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Try reading each of the words from front to back or from back to front. Did they have the same words and meaning?
Sure, they do. That’s a confirmation that they’re indeed palindromes.
What other palindromes can you think of? Whether single word or multiple.
I can think of “was it a rat I saw?” how about you? Share your answer(s) in the comments.
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