Upon opening The Warsaw anagrams, I thought: why am I reading another Holocaust novel?
I think he wrote these letters for fun, as some people make puzzles, anagrams, or Limericks!
It is much like anagrams, this ordering of matter in an 109 essay.
Empty the contents of a box of "anagrams" on a table so all the letters are in a pile face downward.
The prefaces to this are signed with anagrams of George Starkey's name.
I think he wrote these letters for fun, as some people make puzzles, anagrams, or limericks.
Then that must have been a masquerade, that other time—all that mumbo-jumbo with the anagrams.
The Italian passion for devises, anagrams, emblems, and mottoes became the rage in Paris.
Numerous, and curious too, are the anagrams which my memory could furnish me.
There is even a reference to a bibliographer of books of anagrams.
transposition of letters in a word so as to form another, 1580s, from French anagramme or Modern Latin anagramma (16c.), both from Greek anagrammatizein "transpose letters," from ana- "up, back" (see ana-) + gramma (genitive grammatos) "letter" (see grammar). Related: Anagrammatical; anagrammatically.