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LLapp
05-27-2016, 07:41 PM
How many 1-2-3-1 words are there?

These come to mind for starters:

THAT (the default, I've found)
ELSE
HIGH

oddcouple
05-27-2016, 09:39 PM
says
sons
edge

oddcouple
05-27-2016, 10:25 PM
Two more:
ease
dead

Lacon
05-28-2016, 05:05 AM
Just this week two quotations turned up with the word aura. High, higher, highest, and highly are surprisingly common in the cryptograms. Here is my collection:

area
aria
aura
barb
blob
bomb
bulb
dead
died
dyed
ease
eave
edge
else
gang
gong
hash
hath
high
hush
kick
kink
maim
neon
noun
onto
ouzo (a personal favourite)
pimp
plop
pomp
prop
pulp
pump
sags
saps
saws
says
sets
sews
sins
sips
sits
skis
sobs
sons
suds
sues
sums
suns
that

Lurker
05-28-2016, 05:16 AM
What a list.

Whew!

LLapp
05-28-2016, 08:53 AM
Whoa, Lacon! That list is a keeper! Thank you for sharing it here.

"Hath" -- I bet this one has caused me to give up more times than I realize. I need to keep it in mind for quotes from the thee/thou authors.

And yes, ouzo is a great one. I will post back here if I ever find a quote with it!

marnita
05-28-2016, 10:43 AM
Three more that I did not find on Lacon's list: tact, tart, test.

aerie
05-28-2016, 11:09 AM
aqua
chic
rear
tilt
tent
text

oddcouple
05-28-2016, 12:28 PM
Aerie: Nice list but noon does not qualify. The two middle letters must differ.

aerie
05-28-2016, 12:59 PM
Oddcouple, Thanks for noticing that; I will edit the list. ;)

LLapp
06-26-2016, 09:12 AM
What a list.

Whew!

Took me a month, but I just noticed that Lurker added a word to the list!

debzhaus
11-23-2016, 08:22 PM
seas
teat
fief

I've never seen the second two, but seas is there often enough.