Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Reversing Verse: PANAMA PALINDROME PARODIES (classic and novel)
This post provides a continuation of wordplay collections displayed on December 5, 2020, through March 10, 2021. In these, classic palindromes (phrases and sentences whose letters are ordered identically when they are read either forwards or backwards) were described and extolled in verse by the team of Dr. G.H. and Giorgio Coniglio. The contents of the most recent post are:
25. Zeus sees Suez
26. Step on no pets
27. Do geese see God?
28. No 'D'; No 'L' -- London (negation)
29. The IPP (iconic Panama palindrome): A man, a plan, a canal -- Panama
For your review, here's Giorgio's verse about 'the IPP' (designated above as #29:
Please note that, continuing the convention adopted in the previous posts, there will be an exclusive correlation between green italicized font and palindromes. But not all of the palindromes displayed within the verses' lines are in the 'classic repertoire'. Some are recent concoctions by the authors. But of course, all the poems highlighting the wordplay are verses written jointly by Dr. G.H. and Giorgio Coniglio.
1. Classic spoof on the IPP: A man, a potato -- Panama.
2. Classic spoof on the IPP: A man, a plan, a cat, a hat, a canal -- Panama.
3. Classic spoof on the IPP: Sir, a plan, a canal -- Paris.
4. Classic spoof on the IPP: A dog, a plan, a canal -- pagoda.
5. Classic spoof on the IPP: Amen, a pit -- Ipanema.
6. Novel concoction: One man, a plan, a canal -- panameño.
7. Novel concoction: A girl, a plan, a canal, pal -- Riga.
8. Novel concoction: A man, a Pan -- a panama. (hats)
9. Novel concoction: A man, a plan, if final -- Panama.
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Posted by Giorgio Coniglio at September 15, 2021