Words or phrases that are rerranged to form new words with, more or less, the same meaning.
ASTRONOMERS becomes... MOON STARERS
DESPERATION becomes... A ROPE ENDS IT
A DECIMAL POINT becomes... I'M A DOT IN PLACE
THE CHECK IS IN THE MAIL becomes... CLAIM "HECK, I SENT IT (HEH!)"
PRENATAL becomes... PARENTAL
TIRED NERVES becomes... DRIVE TENSER
VALENTINE POEMS becomes... PEN MATES IN LOVE
A SHOPLIFTER becomes... HAS TO PILFER
A DOMESTICATED ANIMAL becomes... DOCILE, AS A MAN TAMED IT
PAYMENT RECEIVED becomes... EVERY CENT PAID ME
NEW YORK TIMES becomes... MONKEYS WRITE
CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE becomes... CAN RUIN A SELECTED VICTIM
MALES NEVER ASK FOR DIRECTIONS becomes... KEEN CRISIS OF MEN'S ROAD TRAVEL
THE EYES becomes... THEY SEE
The all time champion ANAGRAM...
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 becomes...
IN ONE OF THE BARD'S BEST THOUGHT OF TRAGEDIES, OUR INSISTENT HERO, HAMLET, QUERIES ON TWO FRONTS ABOUT HOW LIFE TURNS ROTTEN
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