Scrabble Fanatics Rewarded with 5000 New Words

Scrabble dictionary adds 5000 new words
Scrabble board politics are set to become a whole lot juicier with the introduction of 5000 new words to the fifth addition of Merriam-Webster’s The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary. The book, which is widely considered the Scrabble bible, has been around for 35 years and issued its last edition in 2005, 11 years ago. But with the speed of modern language growth they’ve decided it’s about time for an update.

So from August the 11th, words like Selfie, Chillax, Frenemy, Schmutz, texter, buzzkill and funplex will now be allowed on the board. Their inclusion reflecting the fluidity of the English language and the influence the internet has on our culture. It’s most


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