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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Fun with the English language: A riddle

As public relations specialists, we at Goff & Howard fundamentally practice the art of communications, both verbal and visual. As a result, we are connoisseurs of language – its proper use; its flexibility, power, and clarity; and even its playfulness. It is this last aspect of language which we will occasionally celebrate in posts to the GH Spin.

Here’s our first installment:

What common English word is nine letters long and, after removing a single letter each time in sequence, remains a common English word from nine letters down to one letter? Watch the video below to find out.