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What are you doing and where are you from? (Posted on 2004-04-14) Difficulty: 2 of 5
What is the only word in the English language that when capitalized is changed from a noun or a verb to a nationality?

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re(3): That's because you weren't looking hard enough. :-) | Comment 22 of 40 |
(In reply to re(2): That's because you weren't looking hard enough. :-) by Penny)

I see that we have been interpreting the problem differently, Penny!

I interpreted it this way: The word we're looking for, when capitalized, is changed from a word that can either be a noun or a verb to a nationality.  See, I thought that the word we're looking for can be a noun or a verb, depending on the context.  "welsh" cannot be a noun.

I stand by my interpretation, but I don't like going over such small technicalities.  I imagine many bystanders are thinking "Who cares?" and "This person is obsessive!" and "Why won't he/she leave faster?"


  Posted by Tristan on 2004-04-14 17:25:36
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