Re: palindromes

Subject: Re: palindromes
From: Scott R Knitter <knitters -at- STUDENT -dot- MSU -dot- EDU>
Date: Fri, 7 May 1993 19:08:11 EDT

VICKI ROSENZWEIG WROTE:
> Joyce, are you saying the "lasagna hog" phrase isn't a
> palindrome because it requires an apostrophe? Otherwise
> it does read the same both ways, and there's precedent for
> ignoring punctuation in palindromes, as in "Madam, I'm
> Adam" and "A man, a plan, a canal, Panama."

> Vicki Rosenzweig
> vr%acmcr -dot- uucp -at- murphy -dot- com

For what it's worth, here's the longest palindrome I know:

Straw? No, too stupid a fad. I put soot on warts.


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