22 entries in Words & Letters / Ambigram
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Bagshawe A Tissue Paper Mystery number cards, one chosen, LIAR is seen on tissue paper, when turned over and AR removed, it reads 17 which is the chosen number
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 47
Wesley James, Noel Coughlin The James-Coughlin List list of words that can be read as words upside down on a calculator, see also p. 786
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 748
Karl Fulves You're In The Army upside down number to word gag
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 749
Martin Gardner Strange Bedfellows upside down number to word gag
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 749
Nathan Stark Fang Shui Prediction one of about ten cards is selected and predicted, rubber band around packet, simple ambigram prediction for two cards
Related toVariations 1976 Magick (Issue 164) 817
Unknown Druids Dilemma numbers written paper become "pissed" when held against light
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 34
Philip T. Goldstein Printed Matter prediction of chosen word, ambigram prediction as two-way out
Inspired by 1979 Magick (Issue 236) 1177
Thomas Alan Waters, Nathan Stark The Dump Prediction one of about ten cards with different words selected and predicted, ambigram prediction for two cards
Related to Aug. 1984 Magick (Issue 336) 1679
Karl Fulves Murder by Calculation No. 14, using four suspects on paper cards with phone numbers on their back and calculator, name spelled out on upside-down display
1995 Easy Magic 18
Karl Fulves WOW! MOM! No. 31, simple two-way out prediction, bloodless hand
1995 Easy Magic 43
Jay Sankey, David Acer The Montreal Transpo prediction written on envelope matches selection, selection put in envelope, transposes with another selection and writing on envelope "changes" to other selection as well (inversion/ambigram), duplicate
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 65
David Berglas Would You Make a Reliable Witness? routine with Reality/Fantasy ambigram, Lubor Fiedler's Posi-Negative and stroop-effect, people read words and experience them differently then others
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 364
Ron Frost I'll Be Flipped Predict the word KNOW, but then change into MONK
2004 After The Force 143
Jim Steinmeyer Timmy & The Spirit Slates "A Ghost Story with Spirit Slates"
words appear on slates to a told ghost story, ambigrams
2009 Technique & Understanding 103
John Guastaferro All About Perception Jacks change into Aces, presentation with ambigram
Related to Nov. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 11) 45
Roberto Giobbi China ambigram "effect"
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue June 4) 160
Martin Lewis Vanity
  • Making Magic
words on vanity license plate change, then can be read upside down
Mar. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 3) 56
Giacomo Bigliardi Lies Lie Detection effect, magician detects lies to divine card, has ambigram kicker
Oct. 2018 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 92
Tino Plaz, Lorenz Schär Shit-Trick off-beat comedy prediction, when written word is turned over a prediction of formed number can be read
2018 Moby Trick 23
Harapan Ong Direct Ambigrams "The Law of Non-Conservation of Card Magic & Tawanokomu"
two ambigram revelations from a formula and Japanese characters, "trick that cannot be explained" application
2018 Principia 183
Jonathan Friedman EGGS Eggs are chosen from a grocery list, some prices added and they add up to upside down "EGGS"
Feb. 2020 Genii (Vol. 83 No. 2) 74
Ricardo Rodriguez Predicción abierta o el oráculo boards with automatic writing, in one the name of a selected Spanish playing card can be found, ambigram kicker and prediction also on piece of paper
2021 Magia de altura y más 77