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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 satisfies a certain property, it is called a Ping Pong Word™. Find out what the rule is given the following examples.

Ping Pong Words™ Not Ping Pong Words™
DUCK GOOSE
VISUAL OPTICAL
CORNFIELD PUMPKIN
QUANTITY QUALITY
NEIGHBOR FRIEND
WORLD EARTH
TURKEY CHICKEN
EIGHT NINE
ENCHANTMENT WITCHCRAFT
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A Ping Pong Word™ is a word that

requires alternating hands to type on a QWERTY keyboard, using the convention to type Y on the right hand, B on the left. (More specifically: left hand keys are QWERTASDFGZXCVB and right hand keys are YUIOPHJKLNM.)

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