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    Word Plays

    01. The two pronouns, "Us" & "Her" can be combined to forn the word "Usher". Can you come up with another familiar word that consists entirely of two consecutive pronouns?

    02. Take the word "SURE". If I asked you to add two pairs of doubled letters to it to make an eight-letter word, you would add P's & S's to make SU<font color=blue>PP</font color=blue>RE<font color=blue>SS</font color=blue>. Can you add two pairs of doubled letters to RATE to make a common eight-letter word?

    03. The same set of letters can be added before and after the letters: _________CAD_________ to form a common word. Can you come up with the missing letters. Do not change the order of the letters. If you add "XYZ" to the front, you'll have to add "XYZ" to the back.

    04. There is a word that contains the consecutive letters P-E-N in order. Changing those letters to I-N-K will also form a word. Neither word has anything to do with pen or ink. What are the words?

    05. If I asked you: In three letters, what word means both "preserve" and "predicament"? - you might say <font color=blue>JAM</font color=blue>. What answer might you give in six letters?
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    Re: Word Plays

    2. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Room-mate</font color=yellow></span hi>?
    3. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>abracadabra</font color=yellow></span hi>
    4. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Open, Oink</font color=yellow></span hi>
    5. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Pickle</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: Word Plays

    2,3,4 & 5 are all correctly solved. Nice going Stuart <img src=/S/bravo.gif border=0 alt=bravo width=16 height=30>
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    Re: Word Plays

    Would 1 be <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>thy+me=thyme</font color=yellow></span hi>?
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    Re: Word Plays

    Do possessive pronouns count??

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    Re: Word Plays

    Good work Karen, that's it. <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16>
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    Re: Word Plays

    Sure - I think so. <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>
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