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    All about words and language...

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    Of those numbers whose English representation in capital letters consists only of straight lines, only one number has a value equal to the number of straight line segments required to write it out. What number is this?

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    What word is pronounced differently when the first letter is capitalized?

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    Punctuate the following so it makes sense: "That that is is that that is not is not is not that it it is."

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    What word begins with 'h', ends with 'n', contains six letters, and contains eight words besides itself without transposing a single letter?
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    Re: All about words and language...

    #2 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Polish vs polish: long vs short "o"</span hide>

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    Re: All about words and language...

    #3 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">"That, that is, is. that, that is not, is not. is not that it? it is!"</span hide>

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    Re: All about words and language...

    <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15> - good one!
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    Re: All about words and language...

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    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">29</span hide>
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: All about words and language...

    Yes...correct...You clearly have the just of it!

    Very similar to my answer of <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">"That that is, is; that that is not, is not. Is not that it? It is."</span hide>
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    Re: All about words and language...

    Thats my number!! <img src=/S/trophy.gif border=0 alt=trophy width=15 height=15>
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    Re: All about words and language...

    4# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">herein</span hide>
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    Re: All about words and language...

    Spot on Rob....this was the killer one!
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    Re: All about words and language...

    That that is, is. That that is not, is not. Is not 'is not that' it? It is!

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    Re: All about words and language...

    Alternate question - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">#2</span hide>. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>

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    Re: All about words and language...

    <P ID="edit" class=small>(Edited by gwhitfield on 21-Dec-06 22:58. Thanks Alan- whoops, corrected to #2)</P>#2, alternate answer.

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">"Differently"</span hide>
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    Re: All about words and language...

    #4 -- what did I miss?
    He
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    Re: All about words and language...

    Re?
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    Re: All about words and language...

    I would except that Rory, it is the alternative spelling to Ra the Egyptian Sun God
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