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gry

(puzzle)
"Angry" and "hungry" are two words that end in "gry". What is the third word. Everyone knows what it means and everyone uses it every day. Look closely and I have already given you the third word. What is it?

Answer: "what".

Variants of this puzzle have circulated widely on the Internet for some years, usually in a corrupted form such as "Name three common English words ending in 'gry'", which has no third answer.

http://www.worldwidewords.org/articles/gry.htm. http://word-detective.com/gry.html.
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