Brain Game: Digging Clams

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Here's hoping you'll dig today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge:

By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert CLAMS into SHELL in the fewest possible steps.

C L A M S
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S H E L L

Here is a 6-step SOLUTION.

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September 26, 2012 - 3:30am
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