Squigly Squigly's Brain Teasers

Question:

What 9 letter English word is still a word each time you take away a letter?

Answer:

Startling: starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in, I.

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A man went to sleep and he turned off the light. The next day when he woke up there were many dead people due to his actions the night before?