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For those of you who haven't yet been tormented by this riddle, that has done the email rounds on several occasions, below is one of the many versions.

There are 3 words in the English language that end in "gry". One of them is "Hungry" and another is "Angry". What is the third? You use it every day. Everyone knows what it means and what it stands for. If you listened very closely, I have already told you the answer.

Now I haven't really got the time nor inclination to answer in full, unfortunately there is no definitive answer as it depends on which version is presented. Consequently I'll point you to a number of sites where the answer may be found.

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