Some fun with letters

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Some fun with letters

Postby Pansy Puff » 07 Dec 2017, 20:49

Paging Rayge... (and others)

1. Which eight letter English words contains five Ss?
2. Which astronomical term included three alternate Ys?
3. Which gossipy phrase includes six Ts in its 12 letters?
4. Which English football team includes four Ls in its eight letters?
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Re: Some fun with letters

Postby Samoan » 07 Dec 2017, 20:59

4 = Millwall






(I am a South Londoner but hardly ever watch footy)
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Postby never/ever » 07 Dec 2017, 21:01

3. Tittle tattle
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Re: Some fun with letters

Postby PENK » 07 Dec 2017, 21:06

Number 1 is Jonathan Ross saying "sausage"
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Re: Some fun with letters

Postby souphound » 07 Dec 2017, 21:08

2 is zyzygy
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Postby PENK » 07 Dec 2017, 21:09

1. Assesses (or do we have to have the root form of a word?)
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Re: Some fun with letters

Postby Pansy Puff » 07 Dec 2017, 21:18

All correct. Well done team.
Next ones up soon.
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Postby Pansy Puff » 07 Dec 2017, 21:19

Except I spell it syzygy
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Re: Some fun with letters

Postby souphound » 07 Dec 2017, 21:23

Darryl Strawberry wrote:Except I spell it syzygy


true dat :oops:
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