Brain Game: The Perthshire Puzzle
Today's Brain Game is open-ended; there are several dozen correct answers, and your job is to find just one of them (preferably one that someone else hasn't already offered in the comments). To win the game, come up withÂ ONE word that contains five consecutive consonants. Examples? Â BIRTHSTONE,Â POSTSCRIPT. And to make it a bit more challenging, please follow the "sometimes Y" rule (which states that if "Y" makes a vowel sound, it should be considered a vowel).
Can you come up with aÂ word containing five consecutive consonants?
Please postÂ ONEÂ such wordÂ in the comments
(and save any additional ones so that othersÂ may answer).
A FEW POPULAR ANSWERS (there areÂ several others):