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Straightforward words from Mark Lindsay...

I don't know if anyone else has had this experience, but I've noticed a number of occasions where someone uses the word palindrome, instead of, simply, reverse.  For example, someone will say that reward  is a palindrome of drawer.

I don't know how the word drawer causes reward  to be spelled the same backwards as forwards but what do I know? A word or phrase can't be a palindrome of something else.  It just is a palindrome or it isn't!

Thank you, kraM.

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