Amazing Anagrams

An anagram is when you rearrange the letters in a word or phrase to get a new word or phrase. Sometime the new phrase is a fitting commentary on the original phrase; sometimes it's just funny.

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA becomes... DINE OUT: TASTE A 'MAC, FRIES.

TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA becomes... HUGE WATER TALE STUNS. END HAD YOU TENSE.

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS becomes... THE CON BITES MALE FLESH.

THE AMERICAN DREAM becomes... MEET A DEAR, RICH MAN.

RUDOLPH, THE RED-NOSED REINDEER becomes... DEPLORED, HE IS THE ODDER RUNNER.

WALTER CRONKITE becomes... NETWORK RECITAL.

THE IRS becomes... THEIRS.

MADAM CURIE becomes... ME? RADIUM ACE.

NEW YORK YANKEES becomes... SNEAKY OWNER KEY.

RICHARD MILHOUSE NIXON becomes... HIS CLIMAX RUINED HONOR.

ROMEO AND JULIET becomes... ONE JILTED AMOUR.

MICKEY AND MINNIE MOUSE becomes... KID MICE MEAN MONEY IN U.S.

THE GREAT DEPRESSION becomes... OH, DO I SEE GDP SHATTERER?

THE PILLSBURY DOUGHBOY becomes... HI! BEHOLD BURLY GUY'S POT!

SLURPEE becomes... REPULSE.

SPAM LUNCHEON MEAT becomes... MEANS CHUM ON PLATE.


This list was reprinted with permission from the Bathroom Institute's book Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader. Since 1988, the Bathroom Reader Institute has published a series of popular books containing irresistible bits of trivia and obscure yet fascinating facts.

If you like Neatorama, you'll love the Bathroom Reader Institute's books - go ahead and check 'em out!


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anagrams for Neatorama...

Neat Aroma (almost obvious)
Atom Arena
Aorta Name
Eat A Roman
To Area Man... (response to The Onion?)
Torn At Area
Ram At Aeon
Tea Oar Man
At A Name Or...
Moan A Tear
An Ear Atom

Sadly, "Uncle John's Bathroom Reader" is too many letters for the Anagram Server's central processor...
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Oh, the temptation to strip mine the Internet Anagram Server (I, Rearrangement Servant)
http://www.wordsmith.org/anagram/

Miss Cellania...

Misalliances
Camellia's Sin
Alliance Miss
Amnesiac Ills
Animal Slices
Llama Iciness
All Messianic
Malice Snails
Lilac Inseams
Claims Aliens
Manic Sallies

(I'll have to do a separate comment for Neatorama)
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