Brain Puzzler # 11

Rothesay, New Brunswick
October 27, 2006 8:29pm CST
There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?
1 response
• United States
28 Oct 06
S T A R T L I N G - L = S T A R T I N G - T = S T A R I N G - A = S T R I N G - R = S T I N G - T = S I N G - G = S I N - S = I N - N = I
• Rothesay, New Brunswick
28 Oct 06
very good!