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Authors

A. Ross Eckler

Abstract

According to a recent issue of WORD WAYS, one of the most difficult feats in English verbal acrostics is to take a word spelled with a "U" and to change that "U" to a "V," producing an equally legitimate word. The only common word-pair having this property is VALUE-VALVE: Marty Fingeshut suggests the rarer pairs LEU-LEV, MOUE-MOVE, TAU-TAV and ROUE-ROVE.

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