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15 Palindromes


Palindromes are words or sentences that read the same backward or forward. Here are some of our favorites.

1. Go hang a salami. I'm a lasagna hog.

2. Do geese see God?

3. Was it Eliot's toilet I saw?

4. Are we not drawn onward, we few, drawn onward to new era?

5. A nut for a jar of tuna.

6. Dennis and Edna sinned.

7. Oozy rat in a sanitary zoo

8. A man, a plan, a canal: Panama!

9. Ana, nab a banana.

10. Borrow or rob?

11. Vanna, wanna V?

12. We panic in a pew.

13. Never odd or even.

14. Madam in Eden, I'm Adam.

15. Murder for a jar of red rum.

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS:

Helen Davies, Marjorie Dorfman, Mary Fons, Deborah Hawkins, Martin Hintz, Linnea Lundgren, David Priess, Julia Clark Robinson, Paul Seaburn, Heidi Stevens, and Steve Theunissen


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