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Foal and Mare : Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with FOAL and finish with MARE.
Foal and Mare


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 FOAL and MARE.

We did it in steps. Can you do better?

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A foal follows her mother along a coastal path on Exmoor in Devon.

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