# Can you think of a familiar 7 letter word whose letter values total only 21?

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Assign every letter of the alphabet its numerical value: A=1, B=2, C=3, and so on, up to z=26.

Can you think of a familiar 7 letter word whose letter values total only 21?

posted Oct 15, 2014

The ans is CABBAGE

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