Saturday, April 25, 2009

Do you know the answer?

One Word Riddle

What nine letter word in the English language is still a word when each of the nine letters is removed one by one?
Startling
remove the L
Starting
remove the second T
Staring
remove the A
String
remove the T
Sing
remove the G
Sin
remove the S
In
remove the N
I
And there you have it.
Hope you enjoyed this one Wil.




14 comments:

Granny on the Web said...

How strange, I suppose it only needs a bit of thinking on, and there must be lots of words that do this, do you think?

Love Granny

Rinkly Rimes said...

Very clever. I'd never have discovered the word.

Gramma Ann said...

I didn't know that!

The 4th Sister said...

well I enjoyed it and had never seen it...

Femin Susan said...

that was a great riddle. I remember that i have read some of these type of riddle somewhere. anyway good post.
cheers!

Margaret Cloud said...

This is pretty amazing.Were do you find such nice things to post? Have a nice weekend, you will need it for working so hard, take care friend.

Abe Lincoln said...

I is me and you. Nice riddle.

Wanda said...

Clever, clever....

Patty thanks again for all the cards and prayers.

I am healing very nicely.


LOL:Wanda

The Mulligan Family said...

That's cool! I like it.

Paz said...

Very cool. I'd never have thought of that. Haven't been here in a while.

I like your latest blog look and all the family photos.

Happy weekend,
Paz

Renie Burghardt said...

That is neat!

Hope you had a good visit with your Mom, and rested up more today. Have a wonderful Sunday, Patty.

Renie

Nancy said...

Now, isn't that clever?!!! Wonder who has the time to sit and figure these things out? ha-ha And that Abe...isn't he sweet!!! Loved his comment!!!

((( HUGS )))

Reader Wil said...

I certainly enjoyed it! May be we can find more words like that. Thanks for your comment and yes the insurance covered it all. Because my solar panels had been so expensive.

Twisted Fencepost said...

That's too much thinking for this early.
I never would have guessed it.