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Happy Hour Riddle #5

What is so unusual about the following paragraph? Why?

"Gatsby was walking back from a visit down in Branton Hill's manufacturing district on a Saturday night. A busy day's traffic had had its noisy run; and with not many folks in sight, His Honor got along without having to stop to grasp a hand, or talk; for a mayor out of City Hall is a shining mark for any politician. And so, coming to Broadway, a booming bass drum and sounds of singing, told of a small Salvation Army unit carrying on amidst Broadway's night shopping crowds. Gatsby, walking towards that group, saw a young girl, back toward him, just finishing a long, soulful oration ... "


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Asked by LoriKeet at 11:08 AM on Jul. 19, 2010 in Crazy for Credits

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Answers (3)
  • There was no "E" used.

    Thank you Google ;)

    Answer by beckie66 at 11:10 AM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • You started the sentence with and

    Answer by shay1130 at 11:10 AM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • ANSWER: The above passage is taken from the book "Gatsby" written by Ernest Vincent Wright in the late 1930's. The letter "E" is the most commonly used letter in the English language, but in the whole passage, there was no "E" used.

    Google IS your friend!! LOL :o)

    Comment by LoriKeet (original poster) at 11:16 AM on Jul. 19, 2010

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