Archive for Anagrams

Anagrams of sin

I’ve been reading some of Dylan Thomas’s early short stories. I noticed fairly quickly that one of the recurring place names in them, “Llareggub,” is “bugger all” backwards; but it didn’t occur to me to look carefully at other names in them. But then I poked around online to find out more about the stories, […]

AA: We Do ’Grams, Word Games

Okay, is there anyone here who doesn't know that an anagram is a rearrangement of letters from a word or phrase, ideally resulting in another word or phrase that has some bearing on the original? Didn't think so. The Net is full of anagrams; they're so common that I'm surprised it's taken me a year […]