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An anagram is a word or phrase that's formed by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. For example, the letters that make up

1. An anagram is a word or phrase that's formed by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. For example, the letters that make up "A decimal point" can be turned into the anagram "I'm a dot in place." Have you heard of any of these as being anagrams?

Parliament -- partial men
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92 votes
Dormitory -- dirty room
7%
150 votes
Snooze alarms -- Alas no more Zs
5%
113 votes
Debit card -- bad credit
8%
183 votes
Stressed -- desserts
17%
401 votes
The Morse code -- here come dots
4%
102 votes
Astronomer -- moon starer
3%
78 votes
All of them
5%
117 votes
None
67%
1,544 votes
Eleven plus two -- twelve plus one
3%
69 votes

2. Famous anagrams have crept up in literature and movies time and time again. Did you know of any of these famous literature and movie anagrams?

William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" is actually an anagram of "Amleth," a Danish prince.
6%
138 votes
In Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Gulliver visits Tribnia, also known as Langden, anagrams of Britain and England, respectively.
5%
109 votes
J.K. Rowling uses the anagram "I am Lord Voldemort" as an anagram for the Dark Lord's prior name, Tom Marvolo Riddle.
13%
293 votes
In Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, clues left by a murdered museum curator are hidden in anagrams: O, Draconian devil = Leonardo da Vinci Oh, lame saint = The Mona Lisa So dark the con of man = Madonna of the Rocks
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244 votes
Anagrams are everywhere in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Most often it's the author's name, such as Loney M. Setnick, and Count Olaf's name, such as Al Funcoot.
5%
110 votes
The movie October Sky is based on the book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam. The titles are anagrams of one another.
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93 votes
In the movie and book The Shining by Stephen King, the character Danny screams REDRUM and writes the word on the mirror using lipstick. REDRUM = Murder.
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529 votes
In the movie The Silence of the Lambs, the character Hannibal Lecter loved using anagrams as clues. One example of this was when he gave detectives the name Louis Friend. Louis Friend = iron sulfide. Iron sulfide is known as fool's gold.
9%
218 votes
None
61%
1,405 votes

3. Here's a bit more anagram fun. These famous names have been turned into rather suitable anagrams. Did you see any of these before this survey?

Jim Morrison = Mr. Mojo Risin'
9%
213 votes
George Bush = He bugs Gore
4%
99 votes
Clint Eastwood = Old West action
8%
175 votes
Ronald Reagan = A darn long era
5%
112 votes
Elvis = Lives
12%
287 votes
Madonna Louise Ciccone = One cool dance musician
3%
62 votes
Bart (as in Bart Simpson) = Brat
9%
198 votes
None
72%
1,650 votes
10/27/2021 Trivia 2386 27 By: Harriet56
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