"I am looking at this 7 letter word", says Grandpa in a serious tone.

"It has three really bad words in it- unbroken. Yet, the word itself is an acceptable way of preparing some things", he muttered.

"And each letter, all of them, are numbers- believe it or not".

Should be an easy guess?

  • $\begingroup$ I also know a word that contains three swaer words (one of them is actually an abbreviation) and the whole word is a building. $\endgroup$ Jul 26, 2020 at 9:57

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I'll take a bite at cracking this hard puzzle with


It has three really bad words in it

devil, evil and vile (or viled)

Each letter, all of them, are numbers

I, V, L, D are Roman numerals and e is Euler's number

It is an acceptable way of preparing

deviled eggs which are hard-boiled and the yolks mixed with mayonnaise and mustard.

  • $\begingroup$ That was fast. I am now working on a hard puzzle just for you @Tom :) $\endgroup$
    – DrD
    Dec 30, 2019 at 15:00
  • $\begingroup$ @DEEM - I'm a great admirer of Grandpa, I hope not too hard, and can't solve this one. $\endgroup$
    – Tom
    Dec 30, 2019 at 15:06

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