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#182573 - 02/12/09 05:11 PM Re: ...to the ridiculous [Re: The Pook]
olly Offline
old hand

Registered: 12/18/06
Posts: 956
Loc: Auckland, New Zealand
Originally Posted By: The Pook
I believe the only possible word is the most obvious one, namely adding S to form the plural. You can't make any others by adding, changing or deleting any letters I think?

Change W --> U
GROWNUP --> UNGROUP

following your lead
GROWNUPS --> UNGROUPS

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#182576 - 02/12/09 06:10 PM O ye of little faith [Re: olly]
wofahulicodoc Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 5121
Loc: Worcester, MA
Wait a minute. Let's go back to GROWNUP.

Change G to E and get UNPOWER.

It can be the obsolete Piers Plowman noun, or the verb for what you do when you remove the outboard motor from your boat...

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#182590 - 02/13/09 02:45 PM Many struggle with faith... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
twosleepy Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 876
Loc: western NY
UNPOWER

P ---> D

REWOUND

Pick whichever meaning you like! :0)

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#182592 - 02/13/09 03:44 PM Re: But they keep on swimming [Re: twosleepy]
BranShea Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/23/06
Posts: 5282
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
Lot of unning going on. rewound --> U to D DROWNED

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#182594 - 02/13/09 05:11 PM Re: But they keep on swimming [Re: BranShea]
LukeJavan8 Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/23/08
Posts: 6705
Loc: Land of the Flat Water


D to F

FROWNED

---after 9 inches of snow, and shoveling it, it is hard to see.
_________________________
----please, draw me a sheep----

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#182599 - 02/13/09 10:07 PM Tomorrow is Valentines Day. [Re: LukeJavan8]
wofahulicodoc Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 5121
Loc: Worcester, MA
...tried to change N to L and make "FLOWER'D" but onelook.com says no go.

Guess I'll have to settle for dropping the W to make

FONDER.

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#182600 - 02/14/09 12:32 AM Re: Tomorrow is Valentines Day. [Re: wofahulicodoc]
LukeJavan8 Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/23/08
Posts: 6705
Loc: Land of the Flat Water


Put the W back and drop the F

WONDER
_________________________
----please, draw me a sheep----

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#182603 - 02/14/09 09:47 AM Re: Tomorrow is Valentines Day. [Re: LukeJavan8]
BranShea Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/23/06
Posts: 5282
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
No one in particular, (or all) just to change course,
N to I -- WEIRDO

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#182607 - 02/14/09 11:39 AM Re: Tomorrow is Valentines Day. [Re: BranShea]
wofahulicodoc Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 5121
Loc: Worcester, MA
Back to the Valentines Day theme -

add S

DOWRIES

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#182609 - 02/14/09 03:20 PM Re: Tomorrow is Valentines Day. [Re: wofahulicodoc]
BranShea Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/23/06
Posts: 5282
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
drop I- DOWERS- D to L LOWERS -add F FLOWERS
that what you mean?

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