Brain Game: Can I Buy a Vowel?
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On to today's Brain Game. It's fairly straightforward: Provide the sixth (and last) letter of the English alphabet in the following sequence:
F, L, M, N, S, ?.
THE ANSWER: X.
These are the six letters of the English alphabet which, when pronounced out loud, begin with a short "e" sound: EF, EL, EM, EN, ES, and EKS.