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I am the first in Earth,
The second in Heaven.

I appear twice in a week,
Never in a month,
Once in a year.

And I am found in the middle of the sea.

What am I?

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  • 11
    $\begingroup$ This is a claaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaassic... $\endgroup$ – Elias Benevedes May 6 '15 at 4:20
  • 7
    $\begingroup$ no, its trivial. $\endgroup$ – Jodrell May 6 '15 at 8:17
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    $\begingroup$ Time-tested formula, some problem solving and potentially unknown approach to solving. A good, if simple bit of puzzle creation. Well done. $\endgroup$ – AJFaraday May 6 '15 at 15:52
  • $\begingroup$ Should it be fixed to 'first in Earth'? $\endgroup$ – Mark N May 6 '15 at 16:30
  • $\begingroup$ You should cite your source for this puzzle. $\endgroup$ – pacoverflow May 8 '15 at 18:16
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What am I?

The letter "E"

I am the first on Earth,

E-arth

The second in Heaven.

h-E-aven

I appear twice in a week,

w-EE-k

Never in a month,

month <--- no E!

Once in a year,

y-E-ar

And I am found in the middle of the sea.

s-E-a

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