Palindromes and palindromedaries around the world, Middle East view
Palindromes and palindromedaries around the world, Middle East view.

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  • Was Ana Nym, my nana saw.
    - Ray N. Franklin, © 11:14 21 May 2020
    Seed:  ananym
    Time:  1 minute
    
    I chose ananym as my preferred term for a word that makes a different word when reversed. On a whim I reversed ananym and saw "My nana," which caught my attention (even though my family never used the endearment 'nana' for our grandmothers). Then I decided to include an ananym in the palindrome. The finished composition came to me in a flash.
    
    Why did I choose ananym from the nineteen terms (anagram, ananym, antigram, drow, half-palindrome, heterodrome, inversion, palinode, recurrent palindrome, retronym, reversagram, reversal, reversal pair, reversible, reversible anagram, reversion, semordnilap, sotadic palindrome, and word reversal, according to The Dictionary of Wordplay by Dave Morice) already in use? It was not random.
    
    First, I eliminated the multi-word terms because I wanted a single word. Then I looked at the palindromic potential of each of the remaining terms. I also considered the nature of the term's usage, whether authoritative sources accepted the term, and the word's etymology. Only ananym satisfied all five criteria.
    
    Bonus reason:  "Ban ananym" is also "banana-nym".
  • Tray my art. Not a ton! Tray my art.
    - Lloyd Wood, © 23:46 24 Feb 2021
    Please, handle my paintings with utmost care.
  • To Gramma, I am Margot.
    - Lloyd Wood, © 19:14 07 Mar 2021
    I don’t know why she calls me that but she’s my Gramma and she can do whatever she wants.
  • Tim, Edna, nose roses. Abide, Jedi. Base sore son and emit.
    - Lloyd Wood, © 23:26 24 Feb 2021
    I know... this one is all over the place. But how many palindromes talk about Star Wars?
  • Tide, ocean: Na eco-edit
    - Lloyd Wood, © 17:57 03 Mar 2021
    This one’s a little hard to follow but I think it makes sense once it is understood. The tide and ocean are always moving and changing the ecology (eco-edit) of things in the water and shores. Sodium (Na) is the first component in salt, which the ocean has in abundance.
  • Tell Uber: "Artful red nun in under luft rare bullet."
    - Lloyd Wood, © 16:19 24 Feb 2021
    I thought of this palindrome a few years ago, when it seemed everyone was using Uber and it seemed like I heard the word several times a day. As for the word “Luft”, you can hear Nena (the German band) sing about it in the 80s song “99 Red Balloons.”  Who ever heard of a floating bullet, right? And who wouldn’t want to tell Uber about a sly red nun in under one?
  • “Suga” raps “A Royal Slay” or “Asparagus.”
    - Lloyd Wood, © 00:06 10 Mar 2021
    Are these the song titles of a rap artist named Suga or are Suga’s knuckles being used to tap out the words in Morse code? 
    Hmm...
    
    This palindrome started during a trip to the produce section of a grocery store. 
    
    The word “Slay” is being used here to mean “to strongly impress” or perform exceptionally.
  • Subaru, U R A bus.
    - Lloyd Wood, © 08:55 23 Mar 2021
    Thoughts of a soccer mom...
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