If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a selfish word. Here is a list of selfish and not-selfish words:
Here is a CSV version for copy-paste purpose:
SELFISH;NOT SELFISH noun;adjective short;long prefixed;uncomplicated common;uncommon pedantic;imprecise erudite;uncultured word;sentence polysyllabic;monosyllabic TLA;SLA writable;unwritable
QUESTION: What is the rule to tell whether a word is a selfish word or not?
Credits: my nerdy colleague. Dedicated to a friend of mine who think I only know mathematical and logical puzzles.
"selfish" and "mispeled" are two selfish words