Scrabble adds 500 new words to its official dictionary

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If you’re a Scrabble fan, you know that sinking (or rage-inducing) feeling when a player tries to convince you that their contentious word counts. Whether it’s a new word or slang, things have the capacity to get ugly real quick. One solution is to reference The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, the Scrabble bible of sorts. And in keeping with the times, 500 new entries have been added in the newly released 7th edition – words like ‘deepfake’, ‘jedi’, ‘stan’, ‘subtweet’, ‘vax’ and ‘zedonk’. And yes, ‘jedi’ does not need to be capitalized, apparently. Not sure what Lord Vader would have to …

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