reverse speech
May 29, 2001 7:01 AM   Subscribe

reverse speech "This form of communication can be heard if human speech is recorded and played backwards. Once every five or ten seconds very clear and precise phrases occur.
Reverse speech is the voice of truth and it is complementary with forward speech. The two modes occur simultaneously yet are formed in different areas of the mind. Simply, forward speech is from the left brain and Reverse Speech is from the right brain. "
posted by riley370 (11 comments total)
Paul is dead..., I mean, maybe The Skeptics Dictionary would be a good place to start when considering alternative ideas like this.
posted by ilanah at 7:35 AM on May 29, 2001

.Kcorc a s’ti tub, tsfir ta nuf s’tI .oga sraey SB siht no swohs nezod a did lleB rtA
posted by lileks at 8:35 AM on May 29, 2001

As Mark Mothersbaugh has pointed out, the phrase "Jesus loves you", when played backwards, sounds a lot like "We smell sausage." That silly right brain!
posted by turaho at 8:51 AM on May 29, 2001

As is typical with 'backward messages,' I couldn't understand what any of them said until I read what I was supposed to hear.

Hey, at least these messages aren't evil and satanic like the 80s version of this meme.
posted by Dirjy at 8:58 AM on May 29, 2001

Ahh, yes. Ozzy tells teen to kill self. Get the gun, get the gun. shoot shoot shoot shoot shoot.
posted by jpoulos at 9:31 AM on May 29, 2001

Inner Voice offers therapy using reverse speech to discover your "inner dialoque". You can send in your tapes.
posted by riley370 at 9:32 AM on May 29, 2001

That gum you like is going to come back in style. Sometimes my arms bend back.

There's also a great page about S Club 7 (teen pop "band" from the UK) and their "hidden" satanic back-masked lyrics.
posted by bcwinters at 10:15 AM on May 29, 2001

bcwinters--you beat me to it. however, here's a fun and interesting site to add to your esteemed list: Twin Peaks Gazette.
posted by brittney at 11:48 AM on May 29, 2001

.cipot siht no swohs od ot seunitnoc lleB trA

But then, his skeptic bone is kind of dull (though, interestinly he had Richard Hoagland on the other night and said outright that he did not see a face on Mars).
posted by obfusciatrist at 2:12 PM on May 29, 2001

I knew it!!! Oh Yes and Paul is dead!!
posted by danger at 11:35 PM on May 29, 2001

I'm maintaining a healthy degree of scepticism on this one!
posted by emc at 7:48 AM on May 30, 2001

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