Brainteaser: Fun With Words

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What do the following words have in common? It's not really that difficult if you chip away at them for a while.





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By continuously removing one letter from either the beginning or the end of each word, you create new words, until you are left with a single letter.

Sheath, heath, heat, eat, at, a

Pirate, irate, rate, ate, at, a

Ashamed, shamed, shame, sham, ham, am, a

Brandy, brand, bran, ran, an, a


This brainteaser was reprinted with permission from Uncle John's Unstoppable Bathroom Reader.

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