Hats off to Sotades The Obscene of Maronea for inventing the palindrome in the 3rd Century BC.
'T. Eliot, top bard, notes putrid tang emanating, is sad. I'd assign it a name: gnat dirt upset on drab pot toilet' 'Madam, I'm Adam' 'Sit on a potato pan, Otis' 'Satan Oscillate My Metallic Sonatas'
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