Table-talk of Parkus Grammaticus for May 1, 2008
Dizzyhead Bill fires the first shot in the Falindromes contest—make that the first three shots!
"I am a bad hobo" — Obama IWow, Live DJ! Yes, & Jersey Devil! Wow!"U.S. food delish!" lied doofus.
(The Oulipo, by the way, had a term for writing that appears to have a constraint, but doesn't: a clinamen.)
II. Doesn't this word seems like it should be anagrammable into something else?
g’neeza, "a burial plot for damaged Torahs, prayer books or other papers containing God’s name"
(In James Barron's piece "From Auschwitz, a Torah as Strong as Its Spirit," NYT)
III. Would love to see "the Tennessee fainting goat, which keels over when startled..." —NYT