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Puzzle ID:#24619
Fun:*** (2.24)
Difficulty:*** (2.91)
Category:Language
Submitted By:phrebh*us****

 

 

 



What is the following word?

GHOUGHPHTHEIGHTTEEAU



Answer

POTATO!

GH sounds like P in Hiccough.
OUGH sounds like O in Dough.
PHTH sounds like T in Phthisis.
EIGH sounds like A in Neighbor.
TTE sounds like T in Gazette.
EAU sounds like O in Plateau.

The title was another subtle hint.

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