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Scrabblers rejoice: 5,000 new words are on the way

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Hopefully the electronic version will alao be updated to reflect the additions...

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Scrabblers rejoice: 5,000 new words are on the way

How much of this is street talk? I'd be pretty annoyed if I lose because "Yagetmehblud" counts as a word (Well, that's what it sounds like. Don't ask me what it means, I haven't a clue). I didn't even know there were 5,000 words to add.

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Don't worry Fox, it's more than eight letters so it's automatically out. Now I have to go google to find out what te, da, gi, and po mean......

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just because you only have 7 tiles doesn't mean you can only make eight letter words. Nobody ever said you could only use one existing tile on the board in your word and I'm sure there are cases of people making 15-letter words.

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randomenigma "I'm sure there are cases of people making 15-letter words."

Yes, but they won't be able to make a claim for the word based on the official dictionary because as the article states: "To be included in the 36-year-old book — this is the fifth edition — a word must be found in a standard dictionary, can’t require capitalization, can’t have hyphens or apostrophes and can’t be an abbreviation, in addition to being two to eight letters, ..."

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