The weekends after a holiday Monday always seem the longest to arrive, don't they? Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge to help get you there. Good luck!

What common six-letter English word begins
and ends
with a vowel, but does not contain
any vowels
(not even "Y") within?

Here is the ANSWER.

THE ANSWER:

ASTHMA.

Thanks for playing, and have a great weekend!