To sweeten the appeal, AYI also flags any mutual friends the prospective pair share. If not, they can click “skip.” (MORE: Does Online Dating Make It Harder to Find ‘the One’?
) AYI pulled data from its 68 million downloads and 20 million Facebook profiles to see which subscribers are making successful matches.
Chances are you or your friends might be able to come up with less than 5 Palindromes off the top of your head.
The following is a list of 59 single dictionary words that spell the same backwards as they do forwards.
“That strikes me as much more persuasive public evidence,” said Paul Rosenzweig, a former deputy secretary for policy at the Department of Homeland Security.
“Interestingly,” Torvaun says, “in WWII ‘squirrel’ was used as a shibboleth by the English to detect Germans, and ‘Eichhörnchen’, the German word for squirrel, was used as a shibboleth to detect non-Germans.” 2 – Choir User Kaktu submits: “As a foreign speaker: Choir. And bright spark ‘Gnat27’ says, to much popular acclaim: “I read that as ‘Enrique’ and was confused for a solid 5 minutes.” 1 – Worcestershire The top submission, as one user puts it, “To the USA, anyway”. Wooster-shire” One user suggests: “It's that ‘-cest-’ in the middle that messes people up.I did not count peoples names or places as Palindromes for this list. ada aha alula A membranous lobe at the base of each wing of a dipterous insect.You should memorize these words to impress your friends, family and strangers. Bib bob Boob civic Dad Deed Deified dewed Did Dud eke eve ewe eye gag gig hah heh huh Kayak kinnikinnik A mixture of bark, dried leaves, and sometimes tobacco. kook level madam minim mom murdrum The killing of a human being in a secret manner.non Noon nun pap Peep Pip pop Pup racecar radar redder refer reifier To regard or treat (an abstraction) as if it had concrete or material existence.reviver rotor rotator sagas Sees sexes sos stats tat tenet terret One of the round loops or rings on the saddle of a harness.“I've heard a few funny pronunciations,” says user ‘hornytoad69’. If you break it up like worce-ster-shire, the pronunciation makes sense.” Others suggest similar British place names that aren’t pronounced as they are written, developing a theme, with “Leicester/Leicestershire”, “Edinburgh” and “Derby” all getting a mention.