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Betwixt and Between
 
Q Change each of the following words to a different word by placing two letters in between the letters indicated. The two new letters have to be consecutive?that is, they have to come right after one another in the alphabet, such as the letters IJ or RS. For example, you can change BE to BABE by putting the letters AB in between B and E.

  • SIT (put two consecutive letters between I and T)
  • YOUNGER (put two consecutive letters between G and E)
  • BAY (put two consecutive letters between A and Y)
  • BEND (put two consecutive letters between E and N)
  • HONEY (put two consecutive letters between E and Y)


 
A SIGHT, YOUNGSTER, BALMY, BEHIND, HONESTY

STRATEGY: Write down the letters of the alphabet in a row. Then write the whole alphabet in a second row right under the first but start the second row with the letter B. That way you can see all the consecutive letter combinations you have to choose from?AB, BC, CD, DE, and so on:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z