Instagram = Grim Satan

An anagram is a type of word play, the result of rearranging the letters of a word or phrase to produce a new word or phrase, using all the original letters exactly once. The goal of serious or skilled anagrammatist is to produce anagrams that in some way reflect or comment on the subject.


Vacation time = I am not active
The country side = No city dust here
Debit card = Bad credit
ipod lover = poor devil
Listen = Silent
Dormitory = Dirty Room
Desperation = A Rope Ends It
The Morse Code = Here come Dots
Slot Machine = Cash Lost in ’em
Animosity = Is No Amity
Mother-in-law = Woman Hitler
Snooze Alarms = Alas! No More Z’s
Alec Guinness = Genuine Class
The Public Art Galleries = Large Picture Halls, I Bet
A Decimal Point = I’m a Dot in Place
Eleven plus two = Twelve plus one
Astronomer = Moon Starer
Evangelist = Evil’s Agent
The Earthquakes = The Queer Shake
The Eyes = They see
Election Results = Lies Let’s Recount
Presbyterian = Best in Prayer
Achievements = Nice, save them
William Shakespeare = I’ll make a wise phrase
A gentleman = Elegant man
Hot water = Worth tea
Conversation = Voices rant on
Schoolmaster = The classroom
The Detectives = Detect thieves
Mummy = My mum
Clint Eastwood = Old west action
The Hurricanes = These churn air
Meditation = A Dot in Time
Instagram = Grim Satan
Angmohdan = Mango hand


The tapes for the revival of BBC show Doctor Who were labeled with the anagram Torchwood, which later went on to be used as the name for a spin-off show.

Lyrical Anagrams

Progressive rock group Rush (band) published a song off their 1989 album Presto (album) titled “Anagram (for Mongo)” that makes use of anagrams in every line of their song.

Famous Sayings

The meaning of life. = The fine game of nil.
Say it with flowers. = We flirt so this way
The end of the World is nigh! = Down this hole, frightened.
A stitch in time saves nine. = Is this meant as incentive?
Many a true word is spoken in jest. = Men joke, and so win trusty praise.

Long Anagrams

To be or not to be: that is the question; whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune…

In one of the Bard’s best-thought-of tragedies our insistent hero, Hamlet, queries on two fronts about how life turns rotten.
– by Cory Calhoun.

‘That’s one small step for a man; one giant leap for mankind.’ Neil Armstrong

A thin man ran… makes a large stride… left planet… pins flag on moon… on to Mars!
– by Steve Krakowski.

Some Singlish Anagrams


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