Puzzles & Games Word Puzzles

Discussion in 'Puzzles & Games' started by helenheaven, Sep 11, 2004.

  1. helenheaven

    helenheaven Premium Member

    1. The word "box" has all its letters in alphabetical order, since "o" comes after "b" and "x" comes
    after "o". Find more words with this property. What is the longest word of this type you can find?

    2. The word "son" has all its letters in reverse alphabetical order, since "s" comes after "o" and "o" comes
    after "n". Find more words with this property. What is the longest word of this type you can find?

    [Edited on 10-17-2004 by pineappleupsidedown]
     
  2. tablet

    tablet Premium Member

    1) art, aim, ably, deny, deft, dirty, first, abort, adopt

    2) Sofa


    i'm thinking of some more... this probably takes time.


    [Edited on 11-23-2004 by tablet]
     
  3. Freelance

    Freelance New Member

    1. aegilops - An ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye.

    2. voligea