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Anadromes, Words That Are Also Words Backwards

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On our Facebook group, listeners are discussing anadromes, words that form another word when spelled in reverse. Some people choose anadromes for names as well, such as Ande (a name adopted by someone originally called Edna), Noel (a girl named for her father Leon), and Nevaeh (a name popular a few years ago because it’s Heaven spelled backwards). The protagonist in the Enola Holmes mystery series (Bookshop|Amazon) has a name that’s an anadrome: Enola spelled backwards is Alone. This is part of a complete episode.

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