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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?

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Computer Riddle




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Double Letters




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What is it that when you take away the whole, you still have some left over?






The King




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Anagrams




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What Day




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Round Ends




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