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Semordnilaps, or words that spell other words when reversed
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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
ogre (O-guhr) noun
1. A giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats human beings.
2. A person who is felt to be particularly cruel, brutish, or hideous.
[French, probably ultimately from Latin Orcus, god of the underworld.]
"As the ogres gorge themselves, the planks are pulled out, spilling them
into the pit, and hot rocks and boiling water poured over them until they
burn to death."
The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything - or nothing. -Nancy Astor, first woman member of Parliament in England (1879-1964)
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