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

    Asked by christina14 to David on 18 Mar 2011 in Categories: .
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      David Pyle answered on 18 Mar 2011:

      Nice puzzle! I googled the answer, as it would have taken me too long to work it out..