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.
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