Remove 5 letters from this seq...Remove 5 letters from this sequence (ELUQUEIMEANTS) to reveal a familiar English word.
Two old women were sitting on a bench waiting for their bus. The buses were running late, and a lot of time passed. Finally, one woman turned to the other and said, "You know, I've been sitting here so long, my butt fell asleep!'.
The other woman turned to her and said "I know! I heard it snoring!"