Statistics Saturday: 14 Most Popular Words You Can Make With Rotationally Symmetric Letters


Because there’s not really enough of these letters! We should grab some from a language that isn’t using all theirs!

  1. HI
  2. SOX
  3. HIS
  4. OX
  5. HO
  6. XIS
  7. SIX
  8. OH
  9. OHS
  10. XI
  11. HOS
  12. SO
  13. IS
  14. I

Source: A History of the Kennedy Space Center, Kenneth Lipartito and Orville R Butler.

Statistics Saturday: 30 Most Popular Words You Can Make With Horizontally Symmetric Letters


Because you asked for it! I swear!

  1. BOXED
  2. HICK
  3. BECK
  4. HID
  5. OX
  6. DOH
  7. XI
  8. HOD
  9. BOCK
  10. EX
  11. ID
  12. HEX
  13. COB
  14. KID
  15. DEB
  16. HOCK
  17. BED
  18. BID
  19. HECK
  20. BOD
  21. HOB
  22. DECK
  23. DICK
  24. BI
  25. DOCK
  26. BOX
  27. HI
  28. HE
  29. EH
  30. ED

Source: Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities, Walter Romig, LHD.

Statistics Saturday: 89 Most Popular Words You Can Make With Bilaterally Symmetric Letters


  1. TAXI
  2. WHY
  3. OVUM
  4. WAVY
  5. MOUTH
  6. XI
  7. THOU
  8. MIX
  9. WAX
  10. IVY
  11. YOUTH
  12. VIM
  13. WAXY
  14. HIT
  15. UH
  16. VOMIT
  17. A
  18. WHOM
  19. TUX
  20. AH
  21. YOW
  22. MOW
  23. HA
  24. HAM
  25. OW
  26. WHAM
  27. YOU
  28. TV
  29. WHOA
  30. YUM
  31. HAT
  32. VOW
  33. THAW
  34. UM
  35. OX
  36. MU
  37. WHAT
  38. HAW
  39. YO
  40. OM
  41. HAY
  42. MI
  43. MAXI
  44. VITA
  45. MY
  46. VIA
  47. WHO
  48. HOW
  49. AM
  50. MA
  51. MAW
  52. OH
  53. HO
  54. HUT
  55. MAX
  56. TWO
  57. TOW
  58. WOT
  59. MAY
  60. HI
  61. YAM
  62. OVA
  63. AVOW
  64. THY
  65. AT
  66. TAU
  67. VAT
  68. HUM
  69. TAX
  70. I
  71. OHM
  72. IT
  73. TI
  74. TO
  75. THO
  76. HOT
  77. TOM
  78. MOT
  79. AW
  80. HIM
  81. TOY
  82. YAW
  83. WAY
  84. AX
  85. WHIM
  86. OUT
  87. AY
  88. MIXT
  89. YA

Source: Symmetry in Mechanics: A Gentle, Modern Introduction, Stephanie Frank Singer.