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What is the only English word to have three consecutive pairs of repeated letters?

Asked by hossman (3228 points ) November 17th, 2006
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bob's avatar
Encyclopedia Brown covered this question. Bookkeeper is one. Is it the only one?
skfinkel's avatar
bookkeeper
occ's avatar
Ok, here's a different trivia bit, but if you like word trivia in this vein: a word that contains all of the vowels in teh english language, only once each: sequoia
andrew's avatar
don't forget bookkeeping
tuvald's avatar
facetious as well
Evan's avatar
both of those leaves out Y, which is thoroughly neglectful, albeit moderately trivial.
omfgTALIjustIMDu's avatar
to occ and tuvald: not only does facetious have every vowel, but they are in order "a, e, i, o, u"
gailcalled's avatar

Very interestering that bookkeeper is an answer to one of Tim Tang's test questions. Wish I had read this before torturing myself on level #5.

bob's avatar

facetiously, then, has every vowel, including y, in order.

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