Mental Floss

Brain Game: Water on the Brain


Remember those puzzles from school when you had to pick which word didn't belong? Unfortunately, the list was usually comprised of four obviously-related things and one that wasn't... like dog, pig, cat, elk, footstool. Well, this isn't one of those:

Which word doesn't belong? And why? WEED   PORT   JADE   FOOD   SICK

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Answer: JADE. The other words can all be preceeded with the word SEA: seaweed, seaport, seafood, and seasick.