Dave Barry on his colonoscopy experience

We publish our annual placing of the award-winning column by Dave Barry on his colonoscopy experience

We also test your brightness before you hit the weekend. Try this quiz:

How bright are you today?

See if you can figure out what these seven words all have in common.

1. Banana
2. Dresser
3. Grammar
4. Potato
5. Revive
6. Uneven
7. Assess

Are you peeking or have you already given up? Give it another try….Look at each word carefully.
No, it is not that they all have at least 2 double letters.

The answer appears below.

If the TV moguls can show Dinner for One every New Year’s eve, then there is no reason why we cannot follow suit. Every Easter Thursday, we publish the hilarious column on a colonoscopy, A journey into my colon, by Pulitzer Prize winner, Dave Barry. This year, I managed to find an extended version. Enjoy!


In all of the words listed, if you take the first letter, place it at the end of the word, and then spell the word backwards, it will be the same word.

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