What do the phrases “Jaundiced Ed Ripper,” “Said Ya Lying,” and “Financed Memo” have in common? They’re anagrams of the classic book titles Pride and Prejudice, As I Lay Dying, and Of Mice and Men.
Here are more of our favorite anagrams:
- Words and people = Peopled onwards
- Mr. Mojo risin’ = Jim Morrison
- Heavy Rain? = Hire a navy!
- The Railroad Train = Hi! I Rattle and Roar
- Vacation time = I am not active
- New York Times = Monkeys write
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.