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Which word has three consecutive pairs of letters? This means that it would have the form ---XXYYZZ---, where X, Y, and Z are any letters.

Question #57907. Asked by ogicu8abruok.
Last updated Oct 12 2016.

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Jun 23 2005, 11:26 AM
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Bookkeeper is the word with 3 pairs of consecutive letters.

If you want to get a little esoteric (and a little disputed):

You can go one pair better than that! subbookkeeper is the only word found in an English langauge dictionary with four pairs of double letters in a row. This word is in W2, but is not in W3 or OED2.


WOOLLOOMMOOLOO, according to the Australian Encyclopedia and various editions of Encyclopaedia Britannica, is the original spelling of Woolloomooloo, a suburb and bay in Sydney, Australia

Response last updated by Terry on Oct 12 2016.
Jun 23 2005, 11:29 PM
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