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Answerdaquestion | 09:04 Mon 28th Sep 2020 | History
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What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word. Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?

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There is a section for riddles under quizzes and puzzles, may go better there x
Starting - staring - string - sting - sing - sin -in -i
Well done:-)
Starting - remove letters in order t a r t g s n
And if you add an l you get a nine letter word - Startling.
Startling seven better as its 9
Or starlings
nine letter word

take away two letters and it's still a word

take away two more letters and it's still a word.

And all the words have the same meaning.
Danny, it was originally 'startling' when i first came upon the riddle - a million years ago:-)
Splitting also works: splitting, spitting, sitting, siting, sting, ting, tin, in , i
Got me stumped jno :-(

5 letter word. Take away first letter and it still sounds same. Take away last letter and it still sounds same. Take away middle letter and it still sounds same. What is the five letter word?
frangible, fragile, frail, Ken.
does related do?
I'll have to remember that one, jno :-)
what's your one ken?
Empty - mpty - mpt, mt. We actually used to write 'm/t' on gas bottles in my former life as a CO2 Welder.
Empty?
Doesn't say it has to be a word!
crossed posts!

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