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Ascension (Posted on 2004-02-08) Difficulty: 3 of 5
  1. What is the longest word in the English language in which all the letters are arranged in alphabetical order?

  2. How about reverse alphabetical order?

  3. What is the last word, alphabetically, whose letters are all in alphabetical order?

  4. What is the first word whose letters are all in reverse alphabetical order?

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Solution re: Computer Used--BTW, the full output | Comment 2 of 23 |
(In reply to Computer Used by Charlie)


abbess
abhors
accent
accept
access
accost
adders
adeems
afflux
almost
beefily
begins
begirt
beknot
bellow
bijoux
billow
billowy
biopsy
bloops
blotty
cellos
chills
chilly
chimps
chinos
chintz
chippy
chirrs
chitty
chivvy
choosy
choppy
clotty
dehort
dekkos
efflux
effort
fillos
floors
floosy
floppy
flossy
ghosty
gloppy
glossy
hillos
knotty

sniffed
spiffed
sponged
spoofed
spooked
spooled
spooned
trigged
trolled
trollied
vroomed
woolled
wronged

x
tux
sty
psst
pry
oy
oxy
ox
ow
os
ort
ors
or
opt
ops
op
oot
oops
nu
now
not
nosy
nos
nor

a
aa
ba
baa
ebb
ed
fa
fed
fee
feed
ged
gee
geed
ha
he
heed
id
if
iff
jee
jeed
jib
jibb
jiff
jig

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Except for the first group, there was a limit of 25 on the number to be found.
Edited on February 8, 2004, 11:22 am
  Posted by Charlie on 2004-02-08 11:17:15
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