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Today Puzzle #607

Puzzle No. 607– Friday 8 November

What is the only number word with every letter in alphabetical order, and what is the only number word with every letter in reverse alphabetical order?

Today’s #PuzzleForToday has been set by Alex Bellos, author of So You Think You’ve Got Problems: Suprising and Rewarding Puzzles to Sharpen your Mind

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Forty, and One.

(or, you could say. ‘The only number word with every letter in alphabetical order is ‘forty’. But what is the only number word with every letter in reverse alphabetical order?)

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