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Hi guys, please help me with this one (I'm just too lazy to look for the answer somewhere )
According to a puzzle: There are only three words in the English language that ends in "gry", two being "angry" and "hungry".
What's the third one?
 
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The word 'language'. The 'gry' stuff is a red herring. The phrasing of that riddle is very important to being able to figure out the simple answer. Unfortunately the phrasing has varied in different incarnations of the riddle to such an extent that it becomes impossible to solve.
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George is right, it's 'language'. Apparently a lot of people have been tormented with this silly riddle:
http://www.ipl.org/ref/QUE/FARQ/gryFARQ.html
and
http://www.word-detective.com/gry.html
 
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George, Rosie, Ravish,
Thanks 'ya all. Apparently this puzzle has been translated to various incarnations (maybe "incantations" is more appropriate) with most bordering on "silly".
*Sigh* I've read somewhere that due to the vastness of the Internet, the real question isn't "Is this thing present on the Internet?", but "Can you find it?" It's ringing true.
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