What's the common factor?

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What's the common factor?

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Biopsy, Aegilops, Chimps, abhors
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They're not wrong :grin:
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The letters in each word are in alphabetic order
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Yep...correct. :thumbup: :chocciebar:
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An apparent fact: The longest word in the English language whose letters fall in alphabetical order is “Aegilops“ -- a genus of grass.
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And spoonfeed is the longest word in reverse alphabetical order.
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Now you're providing too much information Hans. :grin:
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All the words have either 6 or 8 letters. Clearly, the only common factor is 2.
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From a numerical point of view I see your point; so point taken. :grin:
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So that's 3 points...
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Correct. Thanks for pointing that out, Hans!
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