16 years ago
Anonymous

# What's the answer to that old riddle...?

There are only three words in the english language that end in "gry". Two of them are angry and hungry. What is the third? If you have been listening carefully I have already told you the answer. (so whats the answer??!)
16 years ago
Anonymous
Solving the Mystery of Three Words Ending in -gry The riddle itself is usually asked INCORRECTLY! The way this famous riddle is almost always told, there IS no way to answer correctly, because there is no third word that ends in "gry"! The riddle was originally asked this way - and this is the correct way (and the ONLY way) to ask it: "Think of words ending in -GRY. Angry and hungry are two of them. There are only three words in 'the English language'. What is the third word? The word is something that everyone uses every day. If you have listened carefully, I have already told you what it is." It's a deceptive question, because the first two sentences have NOTHING to do with the actual riddle. Start off with the third sentence, and the riddle is then solvable. Here is the solution: "There are three words in 'the English language'. What is the third word? The word is something that everyone uses every day.": Word #1 = the Word #2 = English Word #3 = language "language" is the third word. Therefore, the answer is "language". ("language" being the third word, is a word you use every day). There actually is a third word ending in "gry". Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Â© 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc. says the word gry means: 1. A measure equal to one tenth of a line. [Obs.] --Locke. 2. Anything very small, or of little value. [R.]
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16 years ago
Te'Naj
There is no correct answer because there are more than three words that end with gry...and the sound GREE...
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16 years ago
Chris C
The answer is agree. It is a phonetic version of the riddle, asking for words that end in the sound "gree," but tricks people into thinking about the letters g-r-y by giving the two examples.
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16 years ago
Anonymous
there is no answer... its a trick question... there are actually many more words that end in gry but most of them are not common.
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16 years ago
Greyson
Do you already know the answer and asking to see if others know, or are you really looking for the answer? If the latter, the answer is here: *spoiler for the riddle* http://www.snopes.com/language/puzzlers/gry.asp
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16 years ago
tanner s
gry
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16 years ago
Anonymous
The answer is anything that ends in g or y
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16 years ago
Mimi Kitty
language
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16 years ago
Anonymous
the third word is "what"
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