Thursday, October 23, 2014

The newest 7 letter scrabble word: BEILNTS

NIBLETS (and NIBLET) were just announced as the two words of 8 letters or less (i.e. most likely to be played) that were incorrectly omitted from the new tournament word list. There was also a list of 24 words under 8 letters that should be deleted. 

Found word OTD: AABMNRTU

RAMBUTAN the edible fruit of the Malayan tree. (Gotta love Asian food markets!)

Monday, October 20, 2014

Sneaky second quiz: TEXTURE

It's a new one! URTEXTE+. Previously only URTEXT(S) was playable. 

Refers to the original text, as of a musical score or a literary work.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

PERV now has three hooks instead of one!

Haha ok I know this post sounds a little odd, but I just tried to play PERVY+ in a Facebook game that didn't have the new dictionary yet and wasn't able to. So naturally I thought 'I wonder if it's in the new word list?' Yep, it is. So is PERVO+

Thursday, October 16, 2014

OOF and YOOF: two fun new scrabble words

OOF- interjection used to express discomfort 
YOOF- youth (ok, that's just odd) 

Also of note: FOO- a name for temporary computer variables or files 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Missed bingo OTD: DEILOPU

EUPLOID: a cell having three or more identical genomes 

Of note, this word takes an S or a Y back hook! 

Saturday, October 11, 2014

ABCN: another newly added scrabble word

BANC the bench on which the judges of a court sit. 

This is one of those words I used to always wish I could play, for some reason. Now I can! Takes an S or an O.