The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary

The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary


  • Release: 2006
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 709 page
  • ISBN: 1741813336
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The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, fourth edition, brings together more than 100,000 two- to eight-letter words, including more than 4,000 new words, that are playable under the rules of Scrabble.

The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary

The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary


  • Release: 1993
  • Publisher: Merriam-Webster
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 629 page
  • ISBN: 0877799083
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Specially designed to meet the standards of the National Association for the Visually Handicapped (NAVH). More than 100,000 playable two-to-eight-letter words. Ideal for recreational use. Includes British variant spellings for game plays in Canada. Endors

The Official Scrabble Word Finder

The Official Scrabble Word Finder


  • Release: 1998-11-30
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 320 page
  • ISBN: 0028621328
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This all-new second edition of The Official Scrabble Brand Word-Finder is unique in its organization of officially accepted words, allowing the player to find the highest-scoring word in the shortest time. It reflects additions and deletions from the last three editions of The Official Scrabble Dictionary, and includes a complete list of two-letter words and three-letter words formed from two-letter words, as well as an invaluable and completely new section, "Ten Tips for a Better Game." There are even newly minted words, such as ab, yo, and ed, and a directory of prefixes, suffixes, and plurals. The Official Scrabble Brand Word-Finder is faster than a dictionary and will help you become a Scrabble champion. Scrabble is a trademark of Hasbro in the United States and Canada. 2001 Hasbro. All rights reserved.

Word Freak

Word Freak


  • Release: 2001-07-07
  • Publisher: HMH
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 384 page
  • ISBN: 9780547524313
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This “marvelously absorbing” book is “a walk on the wild side of words and ventures into the zone where language and mathematics intersect” (San Jose Mercury News). A former Wall Street Journal reporter and NPR regular, Stefan Fatsis recounts his remarkable rise through the ranks of elite Scrabble players while exploring the game’s strange, potent hold over them—and him. At least thirty million American homes have a Scrabble set—but the game’s most talented competitors inhabit a sphere far removed from the masses of “living room players.” Theirs is a surprisingly diverse subculture whose stars include a vitamin-popping standup comic; a former bank teller whose intestinal troubles earned him the nickname “G.I. Joel”; a burly, unemployed African American from Baltimore’s inner city; the three-time national champion who plays according to Zen principles; and the author himself, who over the course of the book is transformed from a curious reporter to a confirmed Scrabble nut. Fatsis begins by haunting the gritty corner of a Greenwich Village park where pickup Scrabble games can be found whenever weather permits. His curiosity soon morphs into compulsion, as he sets about memorizing thousands of obscure words and fills his evenings with solo Scrabble played on his living room floor. Before long he finds himself at tournaments, socializing—and competing—with Scrabble’s elite. But this book is about more than hardcore Scrabblers, for the game yields insights into realms as disparate as linguistics, psychology, and mathematics. Word Freak extends its reach even farther, pondering the light Scrabble throws on such notions as brilliance, memory, competition, failure, and hope. It is a geography of obsession that celebrates the uncanny powers locked in all of us, “a can’t-put-it-down narrative that dances between memoir and reportage” (Los Angeles Times). “Funny, thoughtful, character-rich, unchallengeably winning writing.” —The Atl