(related to Problem: The Voters' Puzzle)

The number of readings here is $63,504,,$ as in the case of "WAS IT A RAT I SAW" (No. $30,$ Canterbury Puzzles). The general formula is that for palindromic sentences containing $2n + 1$ letters there are $(4(2^n - 1))^2$ readings.

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