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Wordplay Wednesday, April 10th

Postby skullturfq » Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:38 pm

http://ken-jennings.com/blog/archives/4316

Take a common four-letter English word of just one syllable. Move its first letter to the end of the word and suddenly, presto! It’s a four-letter word with three syllables. Where did they come from? Whatever happened to Newton’s laws conserving syllables? And most importantly, what are the words?


I think I got this one. The two words are

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"AIDE" and "IDEA"
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