A five letter English word becomes shorter when 2 more letters are added to it.
- What is the original word?
- What are the 2 letters?
NOTE: I heard this puzzle from friends and don't claim my creativity
The original five-letter English word is
The two letters that are added to it are
Edit: these two also work:
Shore + tr
Sorer + ht
I think it is
short, and then add "er" to make it shorter!
becomes "shorter" when you add the letters
t and r
Answer is in your question and comment only
Small and Short
Add 2 more letters
Smaller and Shorter
The word is
short + er = shorter.