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    <P ID="edit" class=small>(Edited by Tricky on 26-Jul-03 22:46. Added more words to the list)</P>What's so special about the words in this list:

    analog
    enemy
    chain
    plane
    pure
    rain
    serial

    Hint: Here's the rest of the list, but be warned...
    This will be a dead give-away for some, so don't look unless you're completely stumped...

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>aneurism
    sprucy
    reign
    helic
    moan
    also
    regalia</font color=yellow></span hi>
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Okay boys & girls...

    This is not THAT difficult. I think some of you know but you're holding back. For those that haven't figured it out yet; you're going to smash your palm against your forehead when you see the solution.
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Ricky

    This is driving me crazy, have you got anymore subtle hints?

    Jerry
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Would I be correct in saying you would be some sort of a mixed up bumpkin to get the answer to this?</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    I've been struggling for an hour trying to think of a hint - but I couldn't come up with anything "subtle"! If Leifs response doesn't put you in the right direction, you might see if this helps... <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>12 30 S, 18 30 E</font color=yellow></span hi>
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Ricky,
    I think we could probably relax and have a drink while the good folks here go from clue to clue.
    Be a good chap and pass the port, would you?

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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    But, of course! <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16>
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Jerry, How about I just add two more words to the list...

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>unsad
    aspin</font color=yellow></span hi>
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Ricky

    could I add

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>swale</font color=yellow></span hi>

    to your list
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Well - I know that you know <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>

    But I'm not sure about the addition to the list - New Word
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Ricky, please <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>no "moRe". </font color=yellow></span hi> end the pain and give them the answer.

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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Hi Ricky

    My Concise Oxford Dictionary <img src=/S/gent.gif border=0 alt=gent width=17 height=25> says:

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Swale n chiefly N.Amer. & dialect: a low or hollow place, especially a marshy depression between ridges- ORIGIN C16: of unknown origin</font color=yellow></span hi>
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Time for me to get a new dikshunerrie! <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    so what is the answer????
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    Re: Common Thread - 3

    Hellp Mike -

    The answer is: <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Each of the words in the list are an anagram of a country:

    analog = Angola
    enemy = Yemen
    chain = China
    plane = Nepal
    pure = Peru
    rain = Iran
    serial = Israel
    aneurism = Suriname
    sprucy = Cyprus
    reign = Niger
    helic = Chile
    moan = Oman
    also = Laos
    regalia = Algeria
    unsad = Sudan
    aspin = Spain
    swale = Wales</font color=yellow></span hi> (Thanks Steve) <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>
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