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Shorten and halve (Posted on 2005-09-21) Difficulty: 2 of 5
A six letter word, that when you take out its last letter, becomes half of its meaning. What word is it?

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re: Is it | Comment 19 of 32 |
(In reply to Is it by dj)

Why is dozen half of dozens, any more than, say, drink is half of drinks? Dozens could be 60 and dozen is 12, that's 1/5, not 1/2. Plurality doesn't specify how great a plurality, for dozens any more than for any other item.
  Posted by Charlie on 2005-09-29 14:19:50

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