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Have You Heard of The ‘Gry Puzzle’?

April 16, 2014 4:03 pm

Do you enjoy playing Scrabble, doing crossword puzzles, or even just learning new words? Have you ever heard of the "Gry Puzzle"?

Here's a version of the puzzle, paraphrased from Wikipedia:

Besides "angry" and "hungry," what is another English language word that ends in "-gry"?

According to Wikipedia, this has become one of the more popular word puzzles. Dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster, for instance, receives several letters each year asking about the solution. There's no real consensus on the puzzle's origin, although a newspaper columns from 1975 describes it as having been mentioned on a TV game show.

Since then the "Gry Puzzle" has been transformed into a number of alternate versions. Some of these play upon the sounds of English language words and sentences; others use the form of the "Gry Puzzle" as the pretext for another puzzle.

Try to solve it for yourself, then visit Wikipedia to learn the answer. One word of warning: there's probably a flaw in the puzzle, so it's a bit of a trick question!

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