Steve Martin Provokes Palindromes In Today’s Twitter-Wood

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Here’s a little history lesson for you. This quote that legendary actor Steve Martin tweeted is actually, “Able was I ere I saw Elba.” It’s a palindrome, which means if you were to read the sentence from right to left instead of left to right, it would say the same thing. The palindrome was created as something Napoleon Bonaparte might’ve said when he was exiled to the Island of Elsa.

Able was I ere I saw Bubba.

— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) April 13, 2012

So, maybe Martin was exiled to an island off of L.A. called Bubba? Or perhaps it was an auto correct? Those things happen, you know. Your guess is as good as ours.

The rest of today’s tweets bring you an array of topics from the stars about parenting, food, and Nickleback. Oh, and if you haven’t already heard, it’s Friday the 13th. Maybe Martin’s Bubba is a ghost that’s haunting him? Hey, it’s possible. Don’t doubt Friday the 13th and learn the hard way about its power like Damon Lindelof did in April 13, 2012’s Twitter-Wood. See what we mean after the jump. TGIF!

Friday the 13th 1: @DamonLindelof This superstitious Friday the 13th thing is hogw–ARRRGHBONKCRASH!!! (I’m falling down stairs)
-Damon Lindelof, producer (“Lost,” “Prometheus”)

Friday the 13th 2: @TheJoeLynch Happy Friday the 13th! Instead of getting slaughtered for naughty hijinx,do the safe thing & see CABIN IN THE WOODS.It will save your life.
-Joe Lynch, director (“Wrong Turn 2: Dead End”)

Food 1: @kristenschaaled Chipoltle’s corn is the same color as it’s sour cream.
-Kristen Schaal, comedian, actress (“Dinner for Schmucks”)

Food 2: @emmyrossum You know you’re in the south when the local coffee joint is selling a “Butter Rum Muffin” for breakfast. How heavenly does that sound?!
-Emmy Rossum (“The Phantom of the Opera”)

Parenting 1: @dhewlett Not sure if it’s particularly good parenting, but the threat of dire wolves works wonders on children who won’t eat their breakfast.
-David Hewlett, actor (“Rise of the Plant of the Apes,” “Stargate: Atlantis”)

Parenting 2: @MillaJovovich so my 4 yr, old (speaking 2 her british nonni) said that “when u get old, u don’t need candy, u jst need gin”. Aye, good northern girl.
-Milla Jovovich, actress (“The Fifth Element,” “Resident Evil”)

@nottjmiller Apologies if my tweets were a bit abstract last night. Nickelback was in Grand Rapids, so I was drinking to forget…That Nickelback exists.
-T.J. Miller, comedian

@michaelianblack Leave Ashley’s Judd’s puffy face alone!!!
-Michael Ian Black, comedian, actor (“Run, Fatboy, Run”)

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Steve Martin Provokes Palindromes In Today’s Twitter-Wood

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