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When heard I mean two things

Take away my second letter I become a color

Take away my second and third letter I can be traveled on

Take away my first and last letter and I'm left with a twin

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ Damnit. This is gonna bug me all day. $\endgroup$ – James Coyle Aug 13 '16 at 10:54
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    $\begingroup$ A normal color (red, blue, etc.) or a weird color? $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Aug 13 '16 at 10:58
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    $\begingroup$ Uuugh I've just gone through every homophone removing the second letters and I didn't find a color. Then I did the same for the colours and didn't find something you could travel on. This is tricky $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Aug 13 '16 at 11:05
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    $\begingroup$ @BeastlyGerbil Same here. The only homophones I found which fit the color requirement are the following: choral, reed, rued, whine... But they obviously don't fit any other... I used this list of homophones and this list of colors... Either I made a funny mistake in my code or I give up :P These are the longest lists I found... $\endgroup$ – user14478 Aug 13 '16 at 11:24
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    $\begingroup$ The thing I am? Hard to find! What am I? Tricky! $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Aug 13 '16 at 12:07
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Are you a

Reed?

When heard I mean two things

When heard, you can mean to read or you could also mean a reed

Take away my second letter I become a color

Removing the second letter leaves us with red

Take away my second and third letter I can be traveled on

Removing the second and third letters leave us with RD, which is the name of a Travel Agency

Take away my first and last letter and I'm left with a twin

Removing the first and last letters leave us with EE, which is a set of twin letters.

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    $\begingroup$ Well... If this is the correct solution, I should've googled RD before giving up, lol... :D $\endgroup$ – user14478 Aug 13 '16 at 15:26
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    $\begingroup$ I was about to leave a hint, because I just saw the comments and saw that @LukasRotter had acctualy said the answer! Yes I am a reed! To simplify I would have also accepted that, rd. Is also short for road. $\endgroup$ – Jason_ Aug 13 '16 at 15:28

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