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Three Thousand Extra Words Added to Scrabble Words Book

by Savitha C Muppala on  May 9, 2011 at 11:00 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Nearly 3000 additional words have been added to the official scrabble words list. Words like "darknet", facebook", and "webzine" have made it to the official Scrabble Words book.

New slang terms for instance,"innit", "thang" and "grrl", have been added for use while playing the board game.
 Three Thousand Extra Words Added to Scrabble Words Book
Three Thousand Extra Words Added to Scrabble Words Book
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Robert Groves, editor of Collins English Dictionaries said: "The latest edition adds nearly 3,000 new words to the existing quarter of a million available to Scrabble players. These additions are an eclectic mix of new technological jargon, overseas English, recent colloquialisms, street slang, and a few phrases that had not made it on to the list until now."

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Wow! 3 thousand new words! It's good that they added these new words. After all, language is changing.
ennairam_23 Monday, May 9, 2011

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