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Cast your line and see if you can land today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge:

By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert WORM into FISH in the fewest possible steps.

W O R M _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ F I S H

Here is a 5-step SOLUTION.

A 5-STEP SOLUTION:

W O R M
W O R E
W I R E
W I S E
W I S H
F I S H

Did you come up with a different sequence of words? Feel free to share your solution with us in the comments below. Thanks for playing!

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