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This is in the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles.

If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it an Organizable Word™.
Use the examples below to find the rule.

$$\smash{\lower{28px}\bbox[yellow]{\phantom{\rlap{rubio.2017.01.30} \Rule{18px}{20px}{0px}\begin{array}{|c|c|} \textbf{Organizable Words }&\textbf{Not Organizable Words }\\\end{array}}}}\\ \begin{array}{|c|c|}\hline\phantom{\Rule{0px}{20px}{0px}} \textbf{Organizable Words }^™&\textbf{Not Organizable Words }^™\\\hline \text{ BEINGS }&\text{ PEOPLE }\\ \hline \text{ BOOTS }&\text{ SHOES }\\ \hline \text{ CASE }&\text{ CHASE }\\ \hline \text{ ELBOW }&\text{ KNEE }\\ \hline \text{ GOTHS }&\text{ MOTHS }\\ \hline \text{ RIFTS }&\text{ GIFTS }\\ \hline \text{ SADDER }&\text{ LADDER }\\ \hline \text{ SHILL }&\text{ SHELL }\\ \hline \text{ SHIP }&\text{ BOAT }\\ \hline \text{ SLOGS }&\text{ LOGS }\\ \hline \text{ SLOT }&\text{ SLOW }\\ \hline \text{ TAPED }&\text{ TIED }\\ \hline \text{ TON }&\text{ POUND }\\ \hline \text{ WONK }&\text{ NERD }\\ \hline \end{array}$$

In case you want it in CSV:

Organizable Words™,Not Organizable Words™
BEINGS,PEOPLE
BOOTS,SHOES
CASE,CHASE
ELBOW,KNEE
GOTHS,MOTHS
RIFTS,GIFTS
SADDER,LADDER
SHILL,SHELL
SHIP,BOAT
SLOGS,LOGS
SLOT,SLOW
TAPED,TIED
TON,POUND
WONK,NERD

The puzzle relies on the series' inbuilt assumption, that each word can be tested for whether it is an Organizable Word™ without relying on the other words.

These are not the only examples of Organizable Words™, many more exist.

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    $\begingroup$ I have troubles organizing people and shoes as well. And specially nerds. $\endgroup$ – Marius Jan 26 '17 at 16:14
  • $\begingroup$ and there are differences in the versions. On the visual one you have Ton, Pound and on the CSV one you have Ton, Lot. Also one side Shill, Shell and the other Shill, Aid. Same for Slot, Hole and Slot, Slow. $\endgroup$ – Marius Jan 26 '17 at 16:15
  • $\begingroup$ Oops, I'm afraid I had two versions, will change the rest as well ;) $\endgroup$ – Levieux Jan 26 '17 at 16:17
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    $\begingroup$ there are others also. Maybe you should review all of them again. $\endgroup$ – Marius Jan 26 '17 at 16:17
  • $\begingroup$ Whoop, it's done now! $\endgroup$ – Levieux Jan 26 '17 at 16:18
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An Organizable Word is

one that remains a word when alphabetized.

Below is a list of the example words that shows how they are Organizable:

BEINGS => BEGINS;
BOOTS => BOOST;
CASE => ACES;
ELBOW => BELOW;
GOTHS => GHOST;
RIFTS => FIRST;
SADDER => ADDERS;
SHILL => HILLS;
SHIP => HIPS;
SLOGS => GLOSS;
SLOT => LOST
TAPED => ADEPT;
TON => NOT;
WONK => KNOW;

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