A PALINDROME is a word, phrase, number or other sequence of symbols or elements, that reads the same forward or reversed.
Here are a few well-known ones :
(1) Taco cat.
(2) Amor Roma.
(3) Do Geese See God ?
(4) Was It Eliot’s Toilet I saw ?
(5) Murder For A Jar Of Red Rum.
(6) Some Men Interpret Nine Memos.
(7) Dogma : I Am God.
(8) Sums Are Not A Test On Erasmus.
(9) Go Deliver A Dare Vile Dog.
(10) Ah, Satan Sees Natasha.
(11) Dennis Sinned.
(12) Don’t Nod.
SPOONERISM : Words or phrases, in which letters or syllables get swapped.
This often happens accidentally, in SLIPS OF THE TONGUE or TIPS OF THE SLUNG as Spoonerisms are often affectionately called.
Here are some examples :
(1) Tease my ears —- Ease my tears.
(2) A lack of pies — A pack of lies.
(3) It’s roaring with pain ——- It’s pouring with rain.
(4) Wave the sales — Save the whales.
(5) Chipping the flannel —- Flipping the channel.
(6) At the lead of spite —- At the speed of light.
(7) Fighting a liar —- Lighting a fire.
(8) You hissed my mystery lecture — You missed my history lecture.
(9) Cattle-ships and bruisers —- Battle-ships and cruisers.
(10) Nosey little cook —– Cosy little nook.
(11) A blushing crow —- A crushing blow.
(12) You’ve tasted two worms — You’ve wasted two terms.
(13) Our shoving leopard — Our loving shepherd.
(14) Is the bean dizzy ? —– Is the Dean busy ?
(15) I must mend the sail —- I must send the mail.
(16) Go and shake a tower —- Go and take a shower.
(17) Know your blows — Blow your nose.
(18) You have very mad banners —- You have very bad manners.
(19) A half-warmed fish —- A half-formed wish.
(20) Tons of soil —- Sons of toil.