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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 15 Jun '04 05:23
    What words in the English language use all five vowels?
    What words in the English language uses all five vowels in order?
    Which word in the English language uses all the vowels+Y in order and only once?
  2. 15 Jun '04 06:07 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by timebombted

    What words in the English language uses all five vowels in order?
    ABSTEMIOUS and FACETIOUS

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  3. 15 Jun '04 06:41
    Originally posted by THUDandBLUNDER
    ABSTEMIOUS and FACETIOUS

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    Both Correct, theres more.......
  4. 17 Jun '04 15:17
    Facetiously
  5. 18 Jun '04 01:38
    Another correct answer, I can still think of another 7 words........ any takers?
  6. 18 Jun '04 05:38 / 1 edit
    Does portugese count?

    AERIOUS
    PHRAGELLIORHYNCHUS
    ACEITOU
    ALEIJOU

    Abstemious
    Abstemiously
    Abstentious
    Adventitious
    Adventitiously
    Arenicolous
    Arsenious
    Cavernicolous
  7. 18 Jun '04 06:19
    As I know no portugese.... who knows if there even real words (I will trust you). Other words look acceptable, even a few I missed.....
    Congrats

    Still more if anyone cares......
  8. Standard member ShallowBlue
    Bah Humbug!
    20 Jun '04 17:27
    Originally posted by timebombted
    What words in the English language use all five vowels?
    What words in the English language uses all five vowels in order?
    Which word in the English language uses all the vowels+Y in order and only once?
    I believe the shortest English word to use all 5 vowels is SEQUOIA
  9. 20 Jun '04 18:05
    Originally posted by ShallowBlue
    I believe the shortest English word to use all 5 vowels is SEQUOIA
    In italian it is AIUOLA (=small ornamental bush)
  10. 20 Jun '04 18:05
    Originally posted by m4no
    In italian it is AIUOLA (=small ornamental bush)
    Uops, sorry, I meant AIUOLE (plural) ;-)