Magazine article Word Ways

Singular Consonant Trios-1

Magazine article Word Ways

Singular Consonant Trios-1

Article excerpt

Targeted here are a dozen eight-letter words that essentially have been "disemvoweled" by removing any and all occurrences of the five vowels A, E, I, O, and U from them. The remaining trios of consonants appear in the words in the order of their presentation. For instance, given the trio P L G, there are at least two acceptable words which meet the criteria--APOLOGIA and EPILOGUE. How many of the twelve can you recognize?

1. B T S

2. C D M

3. G M N

4. L N T

5. …

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