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If a word conforms to a special rule I call it a First Order Word™

First Order™ Not First Order™
Worry Worried
Typo Correct
Rye Wheat
Rip Ripped
Tow Towed
Rot Fresh
Weep Cheer
Were Are
You Me
Pout Smile

The CSV version:

First Order™, Not First Order™
Worry, Worried
Typo, Correct
Rye, Wheat
Rip, Ripped
Tow, Towed
Rot, Fresh
Weep, Cheer
Were, Are
You, Me
Pout, Smile

Can you tell me what the rule is?

Bonus:

Prove yourself you know the rule by telling me Second Order™ words

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    $\begingroup$ TYPEWRITER vs COMPUTER should be one. $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2017 at 10:54
  • $\begingroup$ That's a good one @William Nathanael $\endgroup$
    – bolt997
    Jul 31, 2017 at 11:00
  • $\begingroup$ No Third Order words are allowed :( $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2017 at 12:05
  • $\begingroup$ TYPEWRITER is the longest first row word possible, probably would have have instantly given the puzzle away. $\endgroup$
    – Brisingr
    Aug 1, 2017 at 13:39
  • $\begingroup$ @Brisingr How about POWERTRIPPER? $\endgroup$
    – Mordechai
    Aug 3, 2017 at 4:45

1 Answer 1

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A first order word is one that

can be typed using the first row on a QWERTY keyboard.

Which would mean that examples of second order words would be

Sad
Shall
Gas
Half
Flag

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