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The word franc appears in franchise, dinar in ordinary and dime in dimension.

Compile a list of common Englsh words with currency names embedded in them.

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Of course the monetary word itself is a word, sometimes with a different meaning, such as when you mark a ballot, or have a yen for greek food. The program doesn't print out the internal word itself as a found word.

accented            cent
accenting           cent
accentuate          cent
accentuated         cent
accentuates         cent
accentuating        cent
adolescent          cent
adolescent's        cent
adolescents         cent
ascent              cent
ascent's            cent
ascents             cent
besought            sou
bicentennial        cent
bicentennial's      cent
bicentennials       cent
birthmark           mark
birthmark's         mark
birthmarks          mark
bookmark            mark
bookmark's          mark
bookmarked          mark
bookmarking         mark
bookmarks           mark
cent's              cent
centennial          cent
centennial's        cent
centennials         cent
centipede           cent
centipede's         cent
centipedes          cent
central's           cent
centrals            cent
centrifuge          cent
cents               cent
compound's          pound
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compounding         pound
compounds           pound
concentrate's       cent
concentration's     cent
concentrations      cent
concentric          cent
condiment           dime
condiment's         dime
condiments          dime
convalescent        cent
convalescent's      cent
convalescents       cent
crescent            cent
crescent's          cent
crescents           cent
decently            cent
descent             cent
descent's           cent
descents            cent
dime's              dime
dimer               dime
dimes               dime
disincentive        cent
earmark             mark
earmark's           mark
earmarked           mark
earmarking          mark
earmarks            mark
eccentric's         cent
eccentricities      cent
eccentricity        cent
eccentricity's      cent
eccentrics          cent
effervescent        cent
egocentric          cent
embodiment          dime
embodiment's        dime
expound             pound
expounded           pound
expounding          pound
expounds            pound
fluorescent         cent
franc's             franc
franchise           franc
franchise's         franc
franchised          franc
franchises          franc
franchising         franc
francs              franc
hallmark            mark
hallmark's          mark
hallmarked          mark
hallmarking         mark
hallmarks           mark
hyena               yen
hyena's             yen
hyenas              yen
impediment          dime
impediment's        dime
impediments         dime
impound             pound
impounded           pound
impounding          pound
impounds            pound
incandescent        cent
incentive's         cent
incentives          cent
indecent            cent
innocent's          cent
innocently          cent
innocents           cent
iridescent          cent
landmark            mark
landmark's          mark
landmarks           mark
markedly            mark
marketable          mark
marketplace         mark
marketplace's       mark
marketplaces        mark
marking's           mark
markings            mark
marksman            mark
marksman's          mark
marksmen            mark
nickel's            nickel
nickels             nickel
obsolescent         cent
ordinaries          dinar
ordinarily          dinar
ordinary's          dinar
percentage's        cent
percentages         cent
phosphorescent      cent
placenta            cent
placenta's          cent
placentas           cent
pockmark            mark
pockmark's          mark
pockmarked          mark
pockmarking         mark
pockmarks           mark
postmark            mark
postmark's          mark
postmarked          mark
postmarking         mark
postmarks           mark
pounded             pound
pounding            pound
pumpernickel        nickel
pumpernickel's      nickel
recenter            cent
recentest           cent
resound             sou
resounded           sou
resounding          sou
resounds            sou
resourceful         sou
resourcefulness     sou
resourcefulness's   sou
reticent            cent
rudimentary         dime
scent               cent
scent's             cent
scented             cent
scenting            cent
scents              cent
sediment            dime
sediment's          dime
sedimentary         dime
sediments           dime
sixpence            pence
sixpence's          pence
sixpences           pence
soufflé             sou
soufflé's           sou
soufflés            sou
sounder             sou
soundest            sou
soundly             sou
soundproof          sou
soundproofed        sou
soundproofing       sou
soundproofs         sou
soup's              sou
souped              sou
souping             sou
soups               sou
sour                sou
sour's              sou
sourced             sou
sourcing            sou
soured              sou
sourer              sou
sourest             sou
souring             sou
sours               sou
south's             sou
southeast           sou
southeast's         sou
southeastern        sou
southerlies         sou
southerly           sou
southerly's         sou
southern's          sou
southerner          sou
southerner's        sou
southerners         sou
southerns           sou
southpaw            sou
southpaw's          sou
southpaws           sou
southward           sou
southward's         sou
southwest           sou
southwest's         sou
southwestern        sou
souvenir            sou
souvenir's          sou
souvenirs           sou
supermarket's       mark
supermarkets        mark
trademark           mark
trademark's         mark
trademarked         mark
trademarking        mark
trademarks          mark
translucent         cent
troubled            rouble
troublemaker        rouble
troublemaker's      rouble
troublemakers       rouble
troublesome         rouble
unmarked            mark
unremarkable        mark
unsounder           sou
unsoundest          sou
watermark           mark
watermark's         mark
watermarked         mark
watermarking        mark
watermarks          mark
yen's               yen
yens                yen


DefDbl A-Z
Dim crlf$, wd$(21)

My shortest word list was used, so as to minimize uncommon words.

Private Sub Form_Load()
 Text1.Text = ""
 crlf$ = Chr(13) + Chr(10)
 Form1.Visible = True
 
 wd(1) = "franc"
 wd(2) = "dinar"
 wd(3) = "peso"
 wd(4) = "peseta"
 wd(5) = "centime"
 wd(6) = "mark"
 wd(7) = "drachma"
 wd(8) = "ruble"
 wd(9) = "rouble"
 wd(10) = "pound"
 wd(11) = "pence"
 wd(12) = "cent"
 wd(13) = "dime"
 wd(14) = "nickel"
 wd(15) = "sou"
 wd(16) = "lira"
 wd(17) = "dollar"
 wd(18) = "penny"
 wd(19) = "yuan"
 wd(20) = "yen"
 wd(21) = "shilling"
 wd(22) = "euro"

 
 

 Open "w:36kwords.txt" For Input As #1
 Do
   Line Input #1, l$
   l = LTrim(RTrim(l))
   For i = 1 To 21
     If InStr(l$, wd(i)) > 0 And l$ <> wd(i) Then
       Text1.Text = Text1.Text & Left(l$ + "                     ", 20) & wd(i) & crlf
       DoEvents
     End If
   Next
 Loop Until EOF(1)
 Close
 
 
 Text1.Text = Text1.Text & crlf & crlf
 


End Sub


  Posted by Charlie on 2015-03-24 15:28:03
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