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Offline Bob Molloy

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One word riddle
« on: January 07, 2011, 01:27:49 AM »
Can you think of a nine letter English word that can have letters removed one at a time while still remaining a word, right down to the last letter?
Hint: it is synonymous with "astonishing".
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Offline Ricky Barron

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Re: One word riddle
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2011, 09:07:06 AM »
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Re: One word riddle
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2011, 11:46:22 PM »
Good one, Ricky. Go to the top of the class. Do you have any other one word riddles?
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Re: One word riddle
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2013, 04:52:09 PM »
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