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<human language> The suffix referred to in the following puzzle:

Question: "Angry" and "hungry" are two words that end in "gry". What is the third word. Everyone knows what it means and everyone uses it every day. Look closely and I have already given you the third word. What is it?

Answer: "what".

Variants of this puzzle have circulated widely on the Internet for some years, usually in a corrupted form such as "Name three common English words ending in 'gry'", which has no third answer.

(http://www.worldwidewords.org/articles/gry.htm). (http://word-detective.com/gry.html).


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