As expected back when we were solving the Pernicious Influence of Puzzles, writing a script to generate all permutations of a word from a given word-list was a pretty trivial endeavour. Applied to our TRANSIT challenge the computer came up with a few we missed...
The ones I feel bad about:
Ah, oh well, should have thought of it, but no big deal:
tats (verb form of tat, which we got)
And the ones I feel very little shame about at all (the first 3 I've at least heard, but the rest could be made-up words for all I really know):
strati (multiple of stratus, as in stratification)
stria (as in striations, grooves or channels)
tarsi (ankle, (the bones therein))
ti (Diatonic note, Asian Shrub)
tis (multiple Asian Shrubs)
I was actually expecting far more missed words. I'm sure if I were to use the "huge" word-lists (I used the common word-lists in Aspell) we'd get more.
Anyway, for the curious, the code used is below...
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