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Town Planners playing Scrabble using Google Earth

Town planners and architects in the Midlands are constructing letter-shaped buildings to spell out words.

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Posted: Feb 1st, 2014
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New Iranian president promises to reform Scrabble app

The newly-elected reformist Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, has declared that his first act in office will be to reform the widely-derided Scrabble smartphone app.

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Posted: Jun 21st, 2013
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Oxford police ‘lost for words’ by violence at underground ‘scrabble’ evenings

Disturbing footage from an upcoming BBC Panorama episode looking at modern dictionary-making techniques has been handed to the Oxford Police.

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Posted: Jan 17th, 2012
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Isle of Wight rejects Textspeak in Scrabble

Residents of the Sunny Glades Retirement Home in Ventnor, Isle of Wight, have reacted with mild irritation to Mattel’s announcement that it is changing the rules of Scrabble to allow players to include SMS-speak and ‘gangsta rap’ as playable words

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Posted: Apr 8th, 2010
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