國中英語基測出現過 eye 的考題。

English words are made of 26 letters, and palindromes and anagrams are two kinds of word games about spelling. A palindrome is a word or a sentence that reads the same from left to right or from right to left, 1 , “eye,” “Bob,” “my gym,” andWas it a car or a cat I saw?” An anagram of a word or words is made by putting the letters of the word or words in a different way. Look at the words and their anagrams below. Can you think of other possible anagrams of these words?

mistake   m t i
  a e s k
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Anagrams are often longer words that don’t really mean anything but are fun to say. Sometimes they can even mean something 3 , like when a common word, “restaurant,” becomesEat rats, run!”

Actually, palindromes and anagrams are 4 . Palindromes can be used to learn mathematics and make music. Anagrams are also a good way to hide something. In history, people often hid their important studies in anagrams. Can you think of any other way to use them?

1.
in fact
for example
of course
at first
2.
it makes
Ms Easy
me steak
take sit
3.
difficult
important
strange
delicious
4.
not first used to learn words
not so popular as before
often played in public
more than just games