Since the bigram far outweighed the monogram, there are probly trigrams (eg, N/R/S or R/S/T) with even more transposals
Most of those I report are "trivial" as defined by Corbin, in two ways: 1) expanded from shorter forms that are also transposals
, mainly by pluralising (Adding-s to gerund nouns is legitimised by Webster's Third New International Dictionary [Web3]: see "[-ing.
Of course the well-known palindromes, charades, Tom Swifties, transposals
, lipograms (as you might not know, apart from the English translation A Void--and a Spanish, an Italian, a German, a Japanese, a Turkish and other translations [
In 'A Challenge' (Nov 1975) Dmitri Borgmann lists transdeletions such as MONDAY-NOMAD and NOVEMBER-OVERMEN (supermen), and in August 2009 Dave Morice's anagrammatically titled 'Anagram Calendar--Arranged Almanac' includes some single-word transposals
, eg MONDAY-DYNAMO and MARCH-CHARM, as well as multi-word ones like TUESDAY-SEA DUTY and DECEMBER-BED CREME.
I introduced a taxonomy of transposals
, showing by example the 397 different ways one six-letter word could be transposed into another.
Over the years, Word Ways has offered transposals
of the names of US state names and state capitals, well as transdeletions and transadditions.
He found transposals
for 9 of the numbers 1 to 20, and transadditions for the other 11.
On April 24: "I have returned from the dead, but only briefly [for the purpose of listing new transposals
of chemical elements].