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Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.


Puzzle ID:#37680
Fun:*** (2.7)
Difficulty:* (0.98)
Submitted By:tedger*us******




Below are ten words each missing the same three letter combination. Can you figure out what those three letters are?

_ _ _ est
T_ _ _ed
_ _ _enious
Exaggerat _ _ _
Porr_ _ _er
Spr_ _ _board
F_ _ _er
Mock_ _ _bird
Swimm_ _ _ly
_ _ _o_ _ _

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Aug 07, 2007

Ha! I figured out the answer ... but some of the words didn't seem to work. THEN - Doh - I realized that it was a pronunciation thing. (I'm trying not to give anything away, here, in case peeps go to comments before they work on it.)
GD one, Tedger!!!
Aug 07, 2007

at first i thought it was ion, but then i saw Mock_ _ _bird and i knew for sure it was "ing"
lol..i liked it!!
Aug 07, 2007

Mocking bird gave it away from me. Great teaser!
Aug 08, 2007

Got easier on the way down (until I got to swimmingly - never heard of that...) Good one!
Aug 09, 2007

Yeah you had me stumped until I saw Mock_ _ _ bird!
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Aug 10, 2007

i wouldve chose a less common three letters. ing is everywhere.
Jul 14, 2008


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