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Word Meld 1 (Posted on 2003-06-06) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In a word meld, you are given one word to try to change into another, one step at a time. Each step consists of changing one letter of the word into another while still having a true English word. For example, one step would be to change the word "PIE" to "PIT." Another step could change "PIT" to "POT," and so on.

What is the fewest number of steps in which you can change "LONE" to "WOLF"?
L O N E
. . . .
. . . .
W O L F
(I did it in 6 steps)

See The Solution Submitted by DJ    
Rating: 4.4167 (12 votes)

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re(3): Out and about | Comment 8 of 23 |
(In reply to re(2): Out and about by DJ)

I would imagine that ROLF is in a gray area of commonness. I didn't think it needed an explanation, but it is a more uncommon variant of RALPH in the sense of vomiting.
  Posted by Charlie on 2003-06-07 06:24:51

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