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Humor: [Fwd: anagrams]

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Lauretta A. Hendricks-Backus (lhb.edu)
Wed, 06 May 1998 05:46:34 -0500


>>For all of us who love words....
>>
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>> An Anagram, as we all know, is a word or phrase made by transposing or
>> rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. The following
>>examples were sent to me by a friend and are quite astounding!
>>
>> Dormitory == Dirty Room
>> Evangelist == Evil's Agent
>> Desperation == A Rope Ends It
>> The Morse Code == Here Come Dots
>> Slot Machines == Cash Lost in 'em
>> Animosity == Is No Amity
>> Mother-in-law == Woman Hitler
>> Snooze Alarms == Alas! No More Z's
>> Alec Guinness == Genuine Class
>> Semolina == Is No Meal
>> The Public Art Galleries == Large Picture Halls, I Bet
>> A Decimal Point == I'm a Dot in Place
>> The Earthquakes == That Queer Shake
>> Eleven plus two == Twelve plus one
>> Contradiction == Accord not in it
>>
>> This one's amazing: (From Shakespeare's Hamlet):
>>
>> To be or not to be: that is the question, whether tis nobler in the mind
>>to
>>suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.
>>
>> Becomes:
>>
>> In one of the Bard's best-thought-of tragedies, our insistent hero,
>>Hamlet,
>>queries on two fronts about how life turns rotten.
>>
>> Politicians:
>> George Herbert Walker Bush == Huge Berserk Rebel Warthog
>> George Bush == He bugs Gore
>> Ronald Wilson Reagan == A long-insane Warlord (or Insane Anglo
>>warlord)
>> Ronald Reagan == A darn long era
>> Leroy Newton Gingrich == Yon Right-winger Clone
>> Margaret Thatcher == That great charmer
>> The Conservative Party == Teacher in vast poverty
>>
>> And the grand finale:
>> "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." -- Neil
>>A.
>>Armstrong
>>
>> becomes:
>>
>> A thin man ran; makes a large stride; left planet, pins flag on moon! On
>>to
>>Mars!
>>
>>
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