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Brain Game: Capital Murder


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When printed in capitals (as follows), what do these 11 letters of the alphabet - and none of the 15 others - have in common?

B, C, D, G, J, O, P, Q, R, S, U.

Here is the SOLUTION.


The letters are all drawn with at least one curve. The other letters - A, E, F, H, I, K, L, M, N, T, V, W, X, Y, Z - are all drawn using only straight lines.