Wednesday, November 22, 2006

102. Brain Teaser 13

Yesterday's teaser is also an easy one, right?

The asnwer is:
West Indies.. How? [WEST IN D's].

Those who answered correctly:
1- Johnson D.S. --> 1 hour
2- Mr.Bond --> 2 hours
3- C.M. Haniff --> 7 hours

Mr.Bond has asked for the latest rankings...
5- Naagai Siva - 1 correct
4- Wonderboy - 2 correct answers
3- Mr. Bond - 3 correct answers
2- C.M. Haniff - 5 correct answers
1- Johnson D.S. - 7 correct answers

Today's teaser will test your English vocabulary. ;)

There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?

6 Comments:

Anonymous said...

The word is STARTLING

The order of removal is as follows:
STARTLING
STARTING
STARING
STRING
STING
SING
SIN
IN
I

Johnson D.S.

Mr Bond said...

startling
-l, : starting
-t, : staring
-a, : string
-r, : sting
-t, : sing
-g, : sin
-s, : in
-n, : I

said...

Congrats to Johnson D.S. & Mr. Bond who answered correctly. :D

C.M.HANIFF said...

Startling?

Starting

Staring

String

Sting

Sing

sin

in

I

said...

C.M. Haniff, you had posted a right answer..:)

said...

startling