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Argee

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Can you think of a nine-letter, common English word that remains a proper word each time you remove a letter from it?

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phew, I'm not the only one who does this!

Love this place :lol: :lol:
 

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How about this word puzzle?

Name a food in 8 letters. Remove one letter and rearrange the remaning ones to spell a new food name. Remove another letter and rearrange the remaining letters to spell yet another food name.

As a hint, none of the names are pluralized.
 

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Then of course there is the 9 letter word that spells the same each direction. (cant think what the definition of that kind of word is at the moment, ends in gran?)
 

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Dave R":280p2ww0 said:
How about this word puzzle?

Name a food in 8 letters. Remove one letter and rearrange the remaning ones to spell a new food name. Remove another letter and rearrange the remaining letters to spell yet another food name.

As a hint, none of the names are pluralized.

should be there somewhere :)

http://www.crfg.org/pubs/fl/commonAC.html
 

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devonwoody":1jwlpt15 said:
Then of course there is the 9 letter word that spells the same each direction. (cant think what the definition of that kind of word is at the moment, ends in gran?)
Palindrome (gran) :wink:

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PowerTool":3vbmm7g3 said:
devonwoody":3vbmm7g3 said:
Then of course there is the 9 letter word that spells the same each direction. (cant think what the definition of that kind of word is at the moment, ends in gran?)
Palindrome (gran) :wink:

Andrew
Thanks for the tippit. (I stutter occasionally)
 

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PowerTool":2ze64c9t said:
devonwoody":2ze64c9t said:
Then of course there is the 9 letter word that spells the same each direction. (cant think what the definition of that kind of word is at the moment, ends in gran?)
Palindrome (gran) :wink:

Andrew
BTW, does a palindrome have to be one word?

Was it a cat I saw, is that a Palindrome?
 

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No, a palindrome doesn't have to be one word.

The world's longest used to be:

"Deliver no evil...........(thousands of words omitted)...........live on reviled", and was some sad person's life work.

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devonwoody":8ibh5erg said:
Dave R":8ibh5erg said:
How about this word puzzle?

Name a food in 8 letters. Remove one letter and rearrange the remaning ones to spell a new food name. Remove another letter and rearrange the remaining letters to spell yet another food name.

As a hint, none of the names are pluralized.

should be there somewhere :)

http://www.crfg.org/pubs/fl/commonAC.html
Unlikely since none of the answers is a fruit. ;)
 

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OK, you could have 'redivider' , but that's a little contrived.

In 'Ulysses', James Joyce invented the word 'tattarrattat' for the sound of someone knocking on the door. But then again, Joyce was something of a law unto himself........

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just found this post in my deleted email folder, the notification was treated as spam for some reason.

Any reason why it did this?
 
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