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    37 Deeply Satisfying Palindromes

    In word salad, alas, drown I.

    1. A man, a plan, a canal – Panama!

    2. A man, a plan, a canoe, pasta, heros, rajahs, a coloratura, maps, snipe, percale, macaroni, a gag, a banana bag, a tan, a tag, a banana bag again (or a camel), a crepe, pins, Spam, a rut, a Rolo, cash, a jar, sore hats, a peon, a canal – Panama!

    3. Never a foot too far, even.

    4. No word, no bond, row on.

    5. Some men interpret nine memos.

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    6. Now Eve, we're here, we've won.

    7. Solo gigolos.

    8. Senile felines.

    9. Rise to vote, Sir.

    10. Was it a bar or a bat I saw?

    11. Did I draw Della too tall, Edward? I did?

    12. A dog! A panic in a pagoda!

    13. Step on no pets.


    14. "Not New York," Roy went on.

    15. A slut nixes sex in Tulsa.

    16. Poor Dan is in a droop.

    17. Flee to me, remote elf.

    18. Not so, Boston.

    19. Campus motto: "Bottoms up, Mac!"


    20. Eros? Sidney, my end is sore.

    21. Lisa Bonet ate no basil.

    22. Lonely Tylenol.

    23. Naomi, did I moan?

    24. Are we not drawn onward, we few, drawn onward to new era?

    25. Doc, note: I dissent. A fast never prevents a fatness. I diet on cod!

    26. Go hang a salami, I'm a lasagna hog.

    27. Taco cat.

    28. Test tube butt set.

    29. Stressed? No tips? Spit on desserts.

    30. No, sir, away! A papaya war is on.

    31. In word salad, alas, drown I.

    32. Swap God for a janitor; rot in a jar of dog paws.

    33. Ma is as selfless as I am.

    34. Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas!

    35. Dog food lid = dildo of God.

    36. Gabe's on a nosebag.

    37. UFO tofu.

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    Big ups to this list by Ralph Griswold, this one by Neil "Fred" Picciotto, this Quora thread, and this reddit thread — check them out for plenty more.

    ALSO read this entirely palindromic poem by Demetri Martin.

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