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    Fun with the phone

    What is the only common, uncapitalized seven-letter word in which six of the seven letters use the same number on a telephone dial? For example, the word CABBALA on a telephone would be 222-2252...but the answer is a more familiar word than that -

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    Re: Fun with the phone

    don't know but I can think of an 8 letter word where 7 use the same number on the keypad...
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    Re: Fun with the phone

    The answer to mine is: <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>666-7666 </font color=yellow></span hi>

    For eight letters, I could only find the word: <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>DEFERRED or 333 - 3773 3 but that uses the 7-key twice!</font color=yellow></span hi>
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    Re: Fun with the phone

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

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    Re: Fun with the phone

    Ricky:

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

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    Re: Fun with the phone

    <img src=/S/bingo.gif border=0 alt=bingo width=15 height=22> Well, there you have it! <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Fun with the phone

    Tony - that is correct on the original 7-letter puzzle. Rory has found an 8-letter word where 7 of the letters come from the same key. That one is proving to be a difficult find...

    Well, difficult for me, that is. <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>
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