Friday, December 23, 2005

From the Right (12/23)

We're all used to lining words up from the left. If you line them up from the right, different patterns emerge.

For example, if you knew the word CHEETAH shared two letters in the same location only oriented from the right, you might guess ANTEATER. The T and the first E in both words fall in the exact same location only if the words are lined up from the right. Notice that "anteater" is longer than "cheetah." Length is irrevelant; finding letters in the same spot is all that matters.

Now take the name DRACULA. There is an animal also feared for its teeth which shares five letters in the same location when the words are lined from the right.

What is it?

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