Will Shortz presents ... the first annual World Palindrome Championship
March 16, 2012
Brooklyn, New York
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
7 Competitors, with 75 minutes each to create one or more palindromes on a subject Will announces.
The winner will be chosen by audience vote, and enjoy eternal fame and splendor (plus 500 bucks).
"Go Hang a Salami, I'm a Lasagna Hog"
Best-selling cartoonist and author
San Francisco, California
"Nella's bosom, Signor - it's a cast-iron gismo!" sobs Allen.
Professor of Biostatistics, University of Minnesota
Mark Saltveit (WINNER!)
"Snub dumbo Bob (mud buns)."
Standup comedian and editor, The Palindromist Magazine
2002: A Palindrome Story
Professor of Digital Media, MIT
" 'Go Jews!' Aaron says, sassy as Nora as we jog."
Software analyst/developer & palindromist
" Red? I won't. No! Wider."
Ex-Harvard University Book Store
" Lisa Bonet ate no basil."
Crossword Puzzle Constructor