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Puzzle ID:#1538
Fun:*** (2.57)
Difficulty:*** (2.17)
Category:Language
Submitted By:gokaran***

 

 

 



There is a common English word that is seven letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains a common English word - from seven letters right on down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing a letter at a time?


Answer

The original word is "Snowing". It decomposes to:
sowing, swing, sing, sin, in, and I.

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