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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
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 Three Thousand Extra Words Added to Scrabble Words Book

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.

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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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