Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Word puzzle

Here's one to try on friends next time you're at a party:

What common English word contains this sequence of letters:


Answer in the comments. :)

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At August 05, 2008 10:40 AM , Blogger RobertJSawyer said...


(And yes, American Heritage 4th, Merriam-Webster's 11th Collegiate, Random House Webster's, Webster's New World 4th, and Merriam-Webster's Third New International all show it as one word.)

It just struck me as unusual in a book I was reading ... :)

At August 08, 2008 8:18 PM , Blogger Evan said...

I like the word "strengths." Nine letters long, only one vowel.


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