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Word of the day Palindrome

noun:

A word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backwards as forwards e.g. madam or nurses run

The word palindrome originally comes from the Greek Language and is made up of two words, the first being palin which translates to mean again and the second being dromos which translates to mean direction or way. The palindrome, when read backwards will have the same pattern, layout, appearance, sound and meaning. For the use of the palindrome in the English language, we can thank a man named Ben Jonson who introduced the idea way back in the 17th century.


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