Let's Talk About Words...
1. There are many English words to which you can add one s to make plural nouns. There are very few that become singular again if you add another s. Can you name two?
2. Four of the words below have one significant feature in common which distinguishes them from the fifth word. Which is the odd man out?
REACT, TRACE, CATER, SCARE, CARTE
3. There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?