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#1 normdeplume

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Posted 26 June 2007 - 04:00 PM

Whcih is the only word in the English language that contains three consecutive pairs of double letters.

(by double letters I mean like the 'tt' in letter)

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While speaking of the English Language can you name a 10 letter word that can be spelt using only top row of letters on a QWERTY keyboard.

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And last one. Which word in the English language is most often spelt incorrectly?

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#2 dak1530

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Posted 27 June 2007 - 04:23 PM

1. bookkeeper
2. typewriter
3. have no clue but it would be a matter of opinion anyway.
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#3 megamatt

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Posted 27 June 2007 - 05:03 PM

In my electricity and magnetism class, we learned about a famous physical law. My professor was excited to tell us that this was the title to this law contained the only word in the English language (that he knew of) that had a triple letter.
A hint: this law states that

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Gauss's Law
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#4 normdeplume

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 03:21 PM

As the great philospher Meatloaf once said '2 out of 3 ain't bad'

Any one else got any ideas?

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#5 Aaron Burr

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 05:24 PM

I would guess teh :lol: (the) because it is one of the most common words in the English language i.e. it has the most chances to be miss spelled. Either that or incorrectly because irony is quite amusing.

-A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.
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#6 normdeplume

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 01:20 PM

By definition the only word in the English language that can be spelt incorrectly is 'incorrectly'. any other combination of letters does not spell 'incorrectly'.

Aaron Burr, you're right Irony can be pretty ironic! :rolleyes:
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#7 zorro

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 09:31 PM

Whcih is the only word in the English language that contains three consecutive pairs of double letters.

(by double letters I mean like the 'tt' in letter)

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While speaking of the English Language can you name a 10 letter word that can be spelt using only top row of letters on a QWERTY keyboard.

Answer 2


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Sorry I am not too smart .

But thankyou for the question and the answers it generated.


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Posted 02 February 2008 - 05:47 AM

proprietor

repertoire

prototypewriter
preprototypewriter
retropreprototypewriter
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Posted 02 February 2008 - 08:34 AM

And a final 10-letter QWERTY word, one that will last forever:

Perpetuity
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Posted 17 February 2008 - 08:21 AM

I think no1: bookkeeper, then typewriter then and heirarchy
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