Sunday, April 24, 2005

Mas cerca

From the Department of Gently Mangled English:

On the sliding door to the freezer at our local Tasti-D-Lite purveyor, we found this sign:

KEEP CLOSE PLEASE.

Friday, April 22, 2005

From the heart

We had quite an involved night of dreams, concluding with the penetrating insight that EARTH was anagram to HATER. Imagine our perplexity when we woke to discover that today is . . . Earth Day.

Monday, April 18, 2005

Two turntables and an anagram

This deeply moving missive comes to us from Sica Squalls, our London stringer, now in the depths of a flu-like condition:

"I sleep all day and have a pumpkin head full of wet sand. anyway whilst lying in bed earlier my eyes rested blurrily on a nearby copy of the BELIEVER, and the letters swum together and rearranged themselves and i thought 'Eli Reverb, what a great name that would be for a Beck-like recording artist.' but then I realized I was missing an R. then i went back to sleep."

Saturday, April 09, 2005

Recent discoveries

1. *Satiny* and *sanity* are anagrams
2. *Permanent* and *pentameter* are not anagrams

Tuesday, April 05, 2005

No snare, P?

From Mark Peranson's "Editor's Note," in the latest issue of Cinema Scope magazine:

"At this year's Rotterdam film festival, one comment on the magazine's direction arrived from the valiant Pierre Rissient, who, despite being pleased with what he saw, thought that perhaps the magazine was a bit too safe. In response, here is the palindromic Issue 22. (Dammit, I'm mad.)"