I was at the drug store buying toothpaste yesterday, and the variety available just astounded me. I remember when there were basically three choices: mint paste, red gel, or green gel. Then they started swirling the gel with the paste, and there was no turning back. Whitening is fine. But purple toothpaste with sparkles? C'mon...

Anyway, today's Brain Game: By changing one letter at a time, and leaving all others in their place, change the word "TOOTH" into the word "PASTE" using a bridge of English words. I couldn't do better than six steps. How about you?

T O O T H
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P A S T E

Here's one SOLUTION.

ONE SOLUTION:

TOOTH > TOOTS > COOTS > COSTS > POSTS > PASTS > PASTE

Did you come up with a different solution? Please post it in the comments!