This article is from the Final-Fantasy and other Square Soft Games FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org (Nick Zitzmann) with numerous contributions by others.
This one's also in the manual, but just in case...
Brooms talk backwards in Final Fantasy. The brooms in Matoya's Cave tell
you "TCELES B HSUP".
At any time in the game, hold down B and press Select to see the world
map. Towns and dungeons are flashing on the map.