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#1 2007-05-13 07:00:33

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sdrawkcab slamina

how many animals names can you put backwards to make another word eg.  bats=stab how many can you name?


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#2 2007-05-13 07:30:23

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

bats – stab

bat – tab
wolf – flow
rat – tar
rats – star
skua – auks
auks – skua
dog – god
deer – reed
ram – mar
ewe – ewe
gnat – tang
eel – lee
cod – doc

Last edited by JaneFairfax (2007-05-13 07:34:59)

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#3 2007-05-13 07:35:45

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

nice! but i a ewe, skua and a auks a animal???


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#4 2007-05-13 07:49:31

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Yes. The skua is a gull-like jaeger of northern seas. The ewe is a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana, and auks are birds of the family Alcidae in the order Charadriiformes. They are superficially similar to penguins due to their black-and-white colours, their upright posture and some of their habits. Nevertheless they are not related to the penguins at all, but considered by some to be a product of moderate convergent evolution. (They are sometimes humorously cited as the explanation why penguins do not exist in the Northern Hemisphere.)

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#5 2007-05-13 08:51:06

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cool!


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#6 2007-05-13 09:22:13

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

Trust Devanté to come up with the dictionary answer. roll

I'm not sure his definition of ewe should count as an animal, but luckily there's also the much easier definition, of it being a female sheep.

I want stang to be a word.


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#7 2007-05-13 09:26:18

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The bee stang him. Your wish is granted.


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#8 2007-05-14 05:03:53

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JaneFairfax wrote:

bats – stab

bat – tab
wolf – flow
rat – tar
rats – star
skua – auks
auks – skua
dog – god
deer – reed
ram – mar
ewe – ewe
gnat – tang
eel – lee
cod – doc

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#9 2007-05-14 11:21:33

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

Aw, I was going to think of some more animals and add to the list. For example, there’s

rail – liar

A rail is a bird belonging to the family Rallidae (order Gruiformes); coots and moorhens are the most common examples of rails.

And a couple more (bit iffy):

pup – pup
pets – step

Last edited by JaneFairfax (2007-05-16 01:38:18)

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#10 2007-05-14 12:26:28

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Oh, of course. I was thinking that the only past tense was stung, but it changes upon context.

I think that we should try to find longer ones. With the exception of gnats, none of them are any longer than 4 letters.


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#11 2007-05-16 00:17:19

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

Lion- Noil
Cat- Act
Loaf- Foal
Wasp- Paws
Snake- Kane's
Gnu- Nug

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#12 2007-05-16 01:22:19

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Sorry, lion - noil is the only one of those that works. The animals need to be backwards words, not just anagrams.


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#13 2007-05-16 02:31:31

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

Santa = Satan

This one , I dont think just a coincidence...lol


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#14 2007-05-26 14:26:53

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man - nam


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#15 2007-10-18 01:22:14

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Stanley_Marsh wrote: Santa = Satan

This one , I dont think just a coincidence...lol


no it has to be backwards not muddled up


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#16 2007-10-18 17:45:43

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Tiger : regit?
Koala : alaok??!

HAHA... thanks for bringing this thread back, lightning, I had forgotten about it before!


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#17 2007-10-18 20:25:01

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Are they even words??? Bats=stab


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#18 2007-10-19 15:51:51

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I don't know.

otter = retto????!!!!!

I'm really not sure.


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#19 2007-10-22 00:03:23

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

cat=tac

sorry i'm just explaining to my friend how LaTeX works


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#20 2007-10-22 00:58:14

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

That's no LaTeX.


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#21 2016-03-06 11:21:50

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

JaneFairfax wrote:

bats – stab

bat – tab
wolf – flow
rat – tar
rats – star
skua – auks
auks – skua
dog – god
deer – reed
ram – mar
ewe – ewe
gnat – tang
eel – lee
cod – doc

JaneFairfax wrote:

rail – liar

pup – pup
pets – step

gnus – sung
tit – tit
spider – redips
animal – lamina

Last edited by Nehushtan (2016-03-06 11:49:13)


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#22 2016-03-13 20:52:25

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Re: sdrawkcab slamina

I'll give my best shot.

(1) cat tac
(2) dog god
(3) elephant tnahpele
(4) fox xof
(5) giraffe effarig
(6) frog grof
(7) ant tna
(8) iguana anaugi
(9) lamb bmal
(10) monkey yeknom
(11) bird drib
(12) orangutan natugnaro
(13) peacock kcocaep
(14) rhinoceros soreconihr
(15)* tarsier reisrat
(16) bull llub
(17) vulture erutluv
(18) walrus surlaw
(19) zebra arbez
(20) kangaroo ooragnak

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*tarsiers-lead.jpg.653x0_q80_crop-smart.jpg


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