Palindrome

word, phrase, number, or other sequence of units that may be read the same way in either direction

A palindrome is a word, sentence, or number that reads the same from left to right as from right to left.[1][2] Punctuation does not matter, but letters and digits do. All alphabetic languages have palindromes. The first palindrome was the Latin Sator Square, which reads:

Sator Square at Oppède.jpg

You can read it horizontally, backwards, even vertically!

Examples of PalindromesEdit

WordsEdit

  • Mum
  • Dad
  • Deed
  • Level
  • Radar
  • Kayak
  • Eye

SentencesEdit

  • Was it a cat I saw?
  • Do geese see God?
  • Rats live on no evil star.
  • Never odd or even.
  • Madam, I'm Adam.
  • Go Hang a salami I'm a lasagna hog
  • Top spot
  • Nurses run

NumbersEdit

  • 1881[1]
  • 1991
  • 2002

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Palindrome. Merriam-Webster. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  2. Palindrome. Definition at Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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Other websitesEdit

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