From: sw@smds.com (Steve E. Witham)
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 1995

Peter Dudey Drake <dudeyp@darwin.cs.orst.edu> wrote:
>Well, since this thread refuses to die,

No, it's just being repeated in reverse order now.
We must be reaching the end because...

>I think I'll throw in an
>actual palindrome. This is from Guy Steele's
>_Common_Lisp:_The_Language_, 2nd edition, p. 406:
>A man, a plan, a canoe, pasta, heros, rajahs, a coloratura, maps, [...]

...that was just about the first palindrome in the whole thread.
What goes around, comes around, "heh heh".


Subject: RE: The Longest Known Palindrome
From: notr@aol.com (NotR)

T. Eliot, top bard, notes putrid tang emanating, is sad. I'd assign it a
name: gnat dirt upset on drab pot toilet.

I forget who wrote that one.


Subject: RE: The Longest Known Palindrome
From: matmoose@spherica.demon.co.uk (Mat)

Here's the longest one I've ever heard: from memory, seen in Hilary
Rubenstein's 'The Complete Insomniac':-

Marge, let dam dogs in. Am on satire; vow I am Cain. Am on spot; am a
Jap sniper. Red, raw murder on G.I.! Ignore drum. (Warder repins pajama
tops). No maniac, Ma! Iwo Veritas: no man is God. - mad telegram



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