1. Start with "U".
  2. Add another "U".
  3. Remove the "U".

What is the word?

Hint: It's not "U" (or "you", "ewe", etcetera).

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    $\begingroup$ Bird is the word! Also, congrats for Hot Network Question! $\endgroup$
    – Kroltan
    Mar 3, 2015 at 1:45

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  1. You start with U.
  2. You add another U, so you get

UU - a double U (W).

  1. You remove a U, and you're stuck with


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    $\begingroup$ Nicely done! That was the first riddle I came up with myself :D Thanks for verifying it. $\endgroup$
    – Bilal Akil
    Mar 2, 2015 at 9:14
  • $\begingroup$ It was a nice riddle, next time you might want to wait a few hours before accepting an answer because it gives other users a chance to answer something else that might fit ;) $\endgroup$ Mar 2, 2015 at 9:18
  • $\begingroup$ Ahh fair enough, I'll keep that in mind for next time. Thanks. $\endgroup$
    – Bilal Akil
    Mar 2, 2015 at 9:19
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    $\begingroup$ @Jordy But a good riddle should have only one answer that fits everything properly. $\endgroup$ Mar 2, 2015 at 17:41

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