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Fell Pony

Doublet

A ‘doublet’ is a word game in which you change one word into another word, a single letter at a time. For example, DOG → DOT → COT → CAT.

See if you can do it with FELL and PONY.

We did it in steps. Can you do better?

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Semi-wild fell ponies on Harter Fell in Cumbria, just north of the town of Kendal.
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