cryptic - HARD!

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  1. bugnote's Avatar

    bugnote said:

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    use the following eight letter clue to get a five letter word:


    h i j k l m n o







    cheers

    Bug.

    (the spacing is for clarity only - and no cheating on google! I just checked and it is on there!)
    Last edited by bugnote; 18th April 2002 at 09:45 AM.
     
  2. bluebear's Avatar

    bluebear said:

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    Is it water?

    H to O
     
  3. bugnote's Avatar

    bugnote said:

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    very clever - I presume you've seen it before then?
     
  4. wingenet's Avatar

    wingenet said:
    The Daily Express used to put in one of their crosswords every 3 months or so....and that was nearly 25 years ago.
     
  5. bugnote's Avatar

    bugnote said:

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    oh well. It stumped the hell out of me last week in the pub tho'

    Bug
     
  6. wingenet's Avatar

    wingenet said:
    Like a certain Mr Tarrant likes to say, 'They are only easy if you know the answer'.
     
  7. sniper's Avatar

    sniper said:
    good one , i'll be using that
     
  8. jason36's Avatar

    jason36 said:

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    brilliant that ive stumped enough people on it
     
  9. {film_man}'s Avatar

    {film_man} said:

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    how did you work it out
     
  10. gimp's Avatar

    gimp said:

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    Originally posted by {film_man}
    how did you work it out
    LOL,

    the letters were "H I J K L M N O"

    they go from H to O

    H to O = H2O

    H2O is the chemical symbol for water

    Gimp
     
  11. bugnote's Avatar

    bugnote said:

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    and people say that education is getting worse?