[Julius Plenz <usenet / plenz.com>, 2004-12-19 21.37 CET]
> * Carlos <angus / quovadis.com.ar> [2004-12-19]:
> > DICT = "/usr/share/dict/words"
> 
> ....
> 
> >           stem = word.sub(/#{letter}/, "")

Oops... no need to interpolate. This line should be

		stem = word.sub(letter, "")

as in Martin DeMello's solution.

Thanks.