Some Sentential Palindromic Five-Squares

Citation data:

Word Ways, Vol: 37, Issue: 1, Page: 10

Publication Year:
2004
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol37/iss1/10
Author(s):
Puder, Jim
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Linguistic
article description
The oldest word square on record, the famed SATOR-AREPO-TENET-OPERA-ROTAS square known form at least three widely separated Roman Empire sites, is also a palindromic square; that is, its five words, when read in order in any direction, form a letter-unit palindrome.