Chatterbox challenged readers to submit palindromes about the post-election mayhem. He received many superb entries--even without the participation of Benjamin Zimmer, who placed first, third, and fourth in Chatterbox's earlier Super Tuesday palindrome contest. Here are the winners:
Tenth-best Indecision 2000 Palindrome:
Dubya won? No way, bud! (submitted, independently, by Stephen Roche, George Kopp, and Johnny Fitchen)
Ninth-best Indecision 2000 Palindrome:
Wonk! I won! Now I know! (Tom Tegtmeyer)
Note: This is a condensed version of a longer palindrome penned four years ago by Tegtmeyer and Paul Loomis. Click here and scroll to Item 69 to read the original.
Eighth-best Indecision 2000 Palindrome:
Say, bud: Is revote bet over? Si, Dubya's. (Scott Douglas)
Seventh-best Indecision 2000 Palindrome:
Evil Halliburton yen, eh? Cheney no trub. "I'll, ah ..., live." (Frederick H. Alexander)
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