Racecar

Everyone has heard of the famous palindrome example of “racecar,” which is spelled the same backwards and forwards. But what if we told you we have 18 more words that you probably never realized are palindromes?


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Madam

If you’re looking to address a woman respectfully, this is the word to use.

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Minim

A minim is the measurement used to describe about one drop of liquid.

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Murdrum

Murdrum is the crime of killing somebody unknown. This act is very secretive.

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Mom

Mother, mommy, madre, mami, mama—you get the idea.

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Noon

As in the best part of the work/school day: lunchtime!

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Radar

Maybe you’re talking about electronics, maybe you’re talking about your sense of awareness. Regardless, palindromes are definitely on our radar right now.

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Refer

If someone refers you to somebody else, you probably did a great job at something.

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Repaper

Repapering is the act of applying new wallpaper.

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Rotator

The word “rotator” speaks for itself. Its job is to rotate and/or to rotate something.

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Rotavator

Gardeners should know what this piece of equipment is.

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Sagas

A saga is basically a fancy name for a long story.

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Solos

This is the plural of an act that is performed by one person.

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Tenet

A tenet is a belief, principle, or opinion.

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Wow

As in, “wow” that’s a lot of palindromes.

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