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Talk the Talk: Palindromes

Tuesday 10th March / presented by Kylie Sturgess Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie

Poor Dan is in a droop. No lemons, no melon. Won’t lovers revolt now?

Is this some weird experimental novel? No, every one of those sentences is palindromic — they read the same forward and backward. Palindromes aren’t just fun; they have some surprising historical significance.

Linguist Daniel Midgley is too hot to hoot on this episode of Talk the Talk.

Play Episode 195: Palindromes

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