Can you solve the Word Ladder in today's mentalfloss.com **Brain Game** *Wednesday Wordplay* challenge in five steps or fewer? Prove it!

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

H A N D

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F O O T

Here is a 5-stepSOLUTION.

**A 5-STEP SOLUTION:**

*H A N DB A N D
B O N DF O N D
F O N T*

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