This week’s New Yorker has a “Talk of the Town” piece by Dana Goodyear on Demetri Martin, a Greek-American comedian obsessed with language games. Along with creating “one of the longest, non-computer-generated, sensemaking palindromes in English” (called “Dammit, I’m Mad”), he has composed the wonderful “All the Words Printed on a Bottle of Rolling Rock Beer in a Different Order”:
Women, your ability to operate extra tender springs from birth.
Good machinery comes as your contents cause enjoyment.
Cash, beer, a car: rock and rolling.
During “it,” the general warning:
“We may risk pregnancy according to old problems.”