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Fun with words

  1. kirstenblog profile image78
    kirstenblogposted 6 years ago

    Did you know that if you take the world eat and take the first letter, move it to the back and you get the past tense for that word?

    Another is the words race car spell it backwards and its the same words!

    Do you have any fun stuff you can do with words?

    1. R P Chapman profile image59
      R P Chapmanposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      That's called a pallindrome. The longest palindrome in the Oxford English Dictionary at 12 letters is "tattarrattat", coined by James Joyce in Ulysses.

      1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
        Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Did you know the palindrome was discovered by a man named Otto Radar?

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        Pacal Votanposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Evil did I dwell, lewd I did live. Is that a pallindrome? smile

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      cosetteposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      smile that was cute.

      i always found the origins of words fascinating, and i think it's fun discovering what's behind certain words.