[PW] Examples of Pair Isograms

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 09:00:58 PST 2022


Excellent work, Andy! Dennis, Susan (great link), and Claire shared
some fine instances:
Here are two that are not on Andy's list:

notition, noun, Knowledge; information
intestines, a plural form

Garson


On Sun, Jan 30, 2022 at 11:48 PM Andy Behrens <andy at behrens.net> wrote:
>
> Having 10 minutes to spare, and a word list on my computer, I wrote a
> short program to search for pair isograms. I manually edited out the
> ones that I didn't think were English words, mostly names of birds and such.
>
> Here's the list. My favorites are the lovely "scintillescent" and the
> Dickensian "Gradgrindian".
>
> Anna, anna, appall, appearer, Barbra, Berber, beriberi, bilabial,
> bonbon, boob, bulbul, caca, cancan, chichi, chowchow, couscous, Dada,
> deed, dodo, dumdum, elle, Emmett, froufrou, Gigi, Gradgrindian,
> grisgris, grugru, horseshoer, keek, Lulu, meteorometer, Mimi, mononymy,
> murmur, Nana, noon, Otto, papa, pawpaw, peep, poop, prepossessor,
> reappear, redder, retter, scintillescent, senescence, sestet, Tartar,
> tattletale, teammate, teeterer, testes, tete, tsetse, tumtum, tutu,
> unendued, unprosperousness, valval, vetitive
>
> If anyone wants the unedited list or the program that found them, they
> can email me.
>
> Andy
> Strafford, Vermont
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