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Myspace is the thang, innit? Yes, if you want to win at Scrabble – This Britain, UK – The Independent

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Myspace, on a triple word score would bag you 48 points, perhaps even enough to win a game in a single turn, and, as of now, it is also legal.The first new edition of Collins Official Scrabble Words for four years is published today, and includes the name of the website among nearly 3,000 new additions.Street vernacular including “innit”, “thang” and “grrl” also make the list, dramatically increasing the game’s already vast potential to ruin family holidays and Christmases with contentious words.Wiki, once merely the Hawaiian for “fast” but now an internet buzzword, also counts. “Keema“, “alu”, “aloo” and “gobi” from the world of Indian cuisine are added to the mix, as well as “Tik“, “gak” and “tina”, street slang for recreational drugs.

via Myspace is the thang, innit? Yes, if you want to win at Scrabble – This Britain, UK – The Independent.

Strange Random Scrabble Quote:

“Playing ‘Bop’ is like playing Scrabble with all the vowels missing” – Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974)

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