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What is an Anagram?

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An anagram is a pair of words, phrases or sentences that are spelled with the same set of letters. For example, the following two words are spelled with the same letters: "tan" and "ant." Much more complicated anagrams are possible, and the most interesting are when the two are relevant to each other.

  • conversations: voices rant on
  • debit card: bad credit
  • a gentleman: elegant man
  • desperation: a rope ends it
  • protectionism: nice to imports
  • the Morse code: here come dots
  • stormy weather: showery matter
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anon157430
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shop = hops

anon129490
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Arse = Sear

frankjoseph
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How about:

dormitory = dirty room

slot machines = cash lost in em

statute of liberty = built to stay free

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