Wednesday, October 04, 2006

9-Letter Riddle

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 it becomes as you remove letters one at a time?

2 comments:

The only TomTom said...

startling
starting
staring
string
sting
sing
sin
in
i

Do I get a prize?

The only TomTom said...

By the way, I learned that in middle school. Honest!