Too Many E's - May 24
E is the most common letter - there are 12 in the bag. That is all as it should be because we are usually more than happy to pick one up. However you sometimes get too many of them. 4, 5 or even 6 E's is definitely too much of a good thing.
6 words of 6 letters that have 4 E's. Did you know them all?
BEEBEE A pellet for an airgun
PEEWEE The lapwing - a bird. Also known as the PEWIT or PEEWIT
TEEPEE Native American tent. Also spelled TIPI or TEPEE
VEEPEE A colloquial term for a vice-president
WEEWEE To urinate
It is more likely that you might play a 5 letter word with 3 E's. I won't list all of these, just a few that you might not already have known
BELEE To put on the lee side. (Opposite to the windward side)
EEVEN Evening. This can also be spelled EEVN or EEVNING
ELPEE A long playing record
EMEER An Eastern ruler
EMCEE A verb meaning to serve as the master of Ceremonies
EXEEM or EXEME To release or exempt
FEEZE To faze. Many spellings of this including FEAZE and PHEEZE
GELEE A cosmetic gel
HEEZE To hoist. (Listen to them strain to lift as you say the word!)
JEEZE Interjection expression consternation. Also GEEZ and JEEZ
NEEZE To sneeze
PEECE Obsolete spelling of PIECE. Only PEECES, not peeced.
WEEKE Obsolete spelling of WICK, not WEEK