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A palindrome is a word or a sentence that reads the same backward as forward. Palindrome is said to have been invented by the Greek Poet Sotades (3rd century BC). They are sometimes called Sotadics in his honour.

Examples are given below.

  • Deed
  • Nun
  • Noon
  • Level
  • Solos
  • Peep
  • Shahs
  • Sagas
  • Malayalam
  • 'Madam I'm Adam'
  • 'Able was I ere I saw Elba'
  • 'A man, a plan a canal-Panama'
  • 'Live not on evil'
  • 'Was it a car or a cat I saw?'
  • 'Pull up if I pull up'
  • 'Some men interpret nine memos'
  • 'Not New York, Roy went on'
  • 'Niagara o roar again'
  • 'Yawn a more Roman way'


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