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Riddle: What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word. Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?
Answer: The word is starting! starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in, I.  Cool,huh?
Riddle: Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
Answer: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.
Riddle: What 4-letter word can be written forward, backward or upside down, and can still be read from left to right?
Answer: NOON.
Riddle: What 7 letter word is spelled the same way backwards and forwards?
Answer: Racecar.
Riddle: What 5 letter word typed in all capital letters can be read the same upside down?
Answer: SWIMS.
Riddle: What English word retains the same pronunciation, even after you take away four of its five letters?
Answer: Queue.
Riddle: Which of the following words don't belong in the group and why? CORSET, COSTER, SECTOR, ESCORT, COURTS
Answer: Courts. All of the others are anagrams of each other.
Riddle: I am six letters. When you take one away I am twelve. What am I?
Answer: The word Dozens.
Riddle: What word contains all of the twenty six letters?
Answer: Alphabet.
Riddle: Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?
Answer: The word Ton.
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  1. The word is starting! starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in, I.  Cool,huh?
  2. Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.
  3. NOON.
  4. Racecar.
  5. SWIMS.
  6. Queue.
  7. Courts. All of the others are anagrams of each other.
  8. The word Dozens.
  9. Alphabet.
  10. The word Ton.