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  • They were all masters of checkers and chess and bridge and cribbage and dominoes and anagrams and charades and Ping-Pong and billiards, as well.†   (source)
  • Felicity and I nearly burst with laughter, for only we realize that that is an anagram of her name, Ann Bradshaw.†   (source)
  • But the decline of my fortunes at McGraw-Hill began with the arrival of a new editor in chief, whom I secretly called the Weasel—a near-anagram of his actual surname.†   (source)
  • "Jeova Sanctus Unus is an anagram of a famous alchemist's name in Latin?"†   (source)
  • "Rose," Langdon added, "is also an anagram of Eros, the Greek god of sexual love."†   (source)
  • Tamar began to explain what an anagram was.†   (source)
  • Merely so Langdon could help her break an anagram?†   (source)
  • They didn't seem to be anagrams, either.†   (source)
  • Sophie was supposed to break that anagram on her own.†   (source)
  • Oh, lame saint! was a perfect anagram of… Leonardo da Vinci!†   (source)
  • When she was young, often her grandfather would use anagram games to hone her English spelling.†   (source)
  • More important, Sophie had stated flat out that she should have broken the anagram on her own.†   (source)
  • After all, she was no stranger to anagrams—especially in English.†   (source)
  • I missed the first two anagrams, Robert.†   (source)
  • The Romans actually referred to the study of anagrams as ars magna—"the great art."†   (source)
  • After all, Saunière had no reason to think Langdon was especially skilled at anagrams.†   (source)
  • In fact, one of his anagrams had gotten him in trouble once when Sophie was a little girl.†   (source)
  • And even then he couldn't help but anagram.†   (source)
  • Dingleberries was an anagrammatic jackpot.'†   (source)
  • Then, from the far side of the room, the anagram was walking toward me—black pin-striped suit and lime-green tie, sharky grin.†   (source)
  • For a long while, Langdon examined the grid, searching for any hint of meaning within the letters—hidden words, anagrams, clues of any sort—but he found nothing.†   (source)
  • "I can't imagine," Langdon said, staring at the printout, "how your grandfather created such an intricate anagram in the minutes before he died."†   (source)
  • "My grandfather probably created this Mona Lisa anagram long ago," Sophie said, glancing up at Langdon.†   (source)
  • Gentlemen, not only does the face of Mona Lisa look androgynous, but her name is an anagram of the divine union of male and female.†   (source)
  • Her shock over the anagram was matched only by her embarrassment at not having deciphered the message herself.†   (source)
  • Later, she realized the numbers were also a clue as to how to decipher the other lines—a sequence out of order… a numeric anagram.†   (source)
  • While being interviewed by an American art magazine, Saunière had expressed his distaste for the modernist Cubist movement by noting that Picasso's masterpiece Les Demoiselles d'Avignon was a perfect anagram of vile meaningless doodles.†   (source)
  • The mystical teachings of the Kabbala drew heavily on anagrams—rearranging the letters of Hebrew words to derive new meanings.†   (source)
  • Saunière's clever anagrammatic message was still on his mind, and Langdon wondered what Sophie would find at the Mona Lisa… if anything.†   (source)
  • She now recalled that her grandfather—a wordplay aficionado and art lover—had entertained himself as a young man by creating anagrams of famous works of art.†   (source)
  • French kings throughout the Renaissance were so convinced that anagrams held magic power that they appointed royal anagrammatists to help them make better decisions by analyzing words in important documents.†   (source)
  • For that was how we discovered that the Order often hid their identities by use of anagrams, and that Hester Asa Moore, the name of our trusted mentor, was an anagram for Sarah Rees-Toome.†   (source)
  • For that was how we discovered that the Order often hid their identities by use of anagrams, and that Hester Asa Moore, the name of our trusted mentor, was an anagram for Sarah Rees-Toome.†   (source)
  • He gave himself a splinter rearranging p-o-t-s into s-t-o-p—the first anagram he remembered making.†   (source)
  • Requirements include at least fourteen years' experience as a certified child prodigy, ability to anagram adeptly (and alliterate agilely), fluency in eleven languages. fob duties include reading, remembering encyclopedias, novels, and poetry; and memorizing the first ninety-nine digits of pi."†   (source)
  • I can anagram anything.†   (source)
  • "Imagine a situation" was a game she'd invented where Colin found the anagrams and then Katherine imagined an anagrammatic situation.†   (source)
  • But she left anyway, and he was alone in his room, searching out anagrams for mymissingpiece in a vain attempt to fall asleep.†   (source)
  • Those hours of unsleepthroughable loudness allowed him ample time to wonder about everything from when Katherine last thought of him to the number of grammatically correct anagrams of rooster.'†   (source)
  • Okay, so anagrams.†   (source)
  • "The Eighth wasn't quite so sweet, and maybe I should have known it since her name, Katherine Barker, anagrams into Heart Breaker, Ink, like she's a veritable CEO of Dumping, but anyway she asked me out on a date and then I said yes and then she called me a freak and said I didn't have any pubes and that she would never seriously go out with me—all of which, to be fair, was true.†   (source)
  • He won the Evening American's first prize of five dollars with this, and one of my jobs was to see that what was sent out to contests, anagrams on the names of presidents or on the capitals of states, or elephants composed of tiny numbers (making what sum?†   (source)
  • You can come if you want to play anagrams.†   (source)
  • You can come back if you want to play anagrams.†   (source)
  • He found it impossible to study conic sections; something in their calm and tantalizing respectability breathing defiantly through Mr. Rooney's fetid parlors distorted their equations into insoluble anagrams.†   (source)
  • What are anagrams?†   (source)
  • What anagrams had he made on his name in youth?†   (source)
  • And this is the anagrammatic method.†   (source)
  • {5}"When this method fails, they have two others more effectual, which the learned among them call acrostics and anagrams.†   (source)
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