Friday 9 February 2024

AVAILABLE CLASSIC PALINDROMES; 'Bob' and 'Gnats Stung'

 

 palindromes used in the parody-song "Bob" by Weird Al Yankovic; these were presumably selected for inclusion in the song based on being short, easy to pronounce, and potentially rhymable.


CLASSIC PALINDROMES USED IN LIMERICKS
(Y=Yankovic used it; G = Giorgio used it in Gnats Stang; P= palindomists)

A dog, a panic in a pagoda Y
A Toyota's a Toyota. Y
Do geese see God? Y
Lonely Tylenol. Y 
Madam, I'm Adam. Y
Ma is as selfless as I am. Y
No lemons, no melon. Y
No 'x' in Nixon. Y
Never odd or even. Y
Nurse, i spy gypsies. Run Y
O, stone, be not so. Y
(See/saw): Warsaw was raw/Was it a car or a cat I saw?/Now I see bees/Senile felines Y 
Too hot to hoot. Y
UFO tofu. Y

A dog, a plan, a canal - pagoda. G
A man, a plan, a canal - Panama. G
A Santa +/-deified at NASA. G
Able ere Elba. G
Dennis, Madam, sinned. G   
(Grouch). To pseudonym enemy, no due spot/Toronto got no rot.  G
Nurse I spy gypsies - run. G
(Vets). Dog-doo -- Good God! G
Zeus sees Suez. G

Step on no pets  P
Gnu dung  P
Stack cats, taco-cat, pooch coop  P
Mr Owl ate my metal worm  P

ALSO USED
A dim Ida
A man, a potato - Panama
Drawn onward
Emil asleep peels a lime
Flee to me, remote elf 
Ma is as selfless as I am
No melon, no lemon
satire veritas (grouch)
Sex of foxes
Sir a plan, a canal - Paris
Too hot to hoot
Timid I'm it / No it is opposition (negation B)
To idiot: 
Yreka bakery


STILL AVAILABLE (listed in Yankovic's "BOB")
Ah, Satan sees Natasha.
Do nine men interpret? Nine men I nod.
God! A red nugget! A fat egg under a dog!
I, man, am regal- a German am I.
If I had a hi-fi.
Lisa Bonet ate no basil.
No devil lived on.
May a moody baby doom a yam?
"Naomi", I moan.
Not a banana baton.
O Geronimo, no minor ego.
Oh no! Don Ho!
Oozy rat in a sanitary zoo.
Rats live on no evil star.
Rise to vote, sir.
Too bad I hid a boot.
We panic in a pew.
Won't lovers revolt now?


STILL AVAILABLE (listed in Giorgio's "Gnats Stang")

A D-N-A, prefer panda 
A Dan, a clan, a canal Canada?A Nan, a brat, a gnat stang a tar-banana
A lob, a rap-parabola
A tan, I plan a banal piñata.
A yap, a Papa-papaya
Amen, enema    
Amor, a dab, bad aroma;   
Dammit, I’m mad
Dr. of trams, smart Ford;   Draw eel leeward    
Call–I’d a Cadillac. 
Came curt war, now I won raw truce, Mac
Drown in Word
Hair, a plain arc, cranial pariah
Diaper repaid; 
Far again, Niagara F(alls).
Eh (Can.), a panache
Eh, çva, la vache!
Odd Al–Lad, do!
No levers revel on
Egad, no bondage
Lewd did I live, evil did I dwel'
Name tame mate, man;
 Now, Roy, am I mayor won  
Trats stressed desserts, start!
Uvula. A’ luv U 
Wed on level, no dew; 
Wets dab noses on bad stew 
Wontons–not now;  
You boy! Yo, buoy!

STILL AVAILABLE (listed in Palindromist Contest)
top spot
trapeze part
code nine, Doc
pull up 
rise, sir
regal lager
civic 
trapeze part
tin unit
race car
kayak
(signs:) yell ava, pan - Napa valley) 
Dad, Mom, Sis, tot, nun, pup, ewe
rio memoir
Tut (King)
evil olive
level
dogma am God
drowsy sword
red ice cider
TNT
Mr. Alarm
Aha! Huh! Heh! Tut-tut! Wow! zzzz! 




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