Riddle Me This.....

What is a word made up of 4 letters yet is also made up of 3. Although is written with 8 letters, and then with 4. Rarely consists of 6, and never is written with 5?
JoeysGoddess JoeysGoddess
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1 Response Jan 17, 2013

It is literal. "What" is 4 letters, "yet" is 3, "Although" is 8, "then" is 4, "rarely" is 6, "never" is 5. Simple.

When I read a riddle first I read it literally. If that isn't the answer then I start the thinking and "in between the lines" reading.