Posts tagged "scrabble"

Life Dream Status: Scrabble Is Crowdsourcing A New Word

Good news,word nerds. For the first time in nearly a decade, Scrabble has decided to add a new word to their official player's dictionary. Even better news: they are letting players choose that word. From now until March 28, you can visit Hasbro Game Night's Facebook page and and enter your word…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 14, 2014

Weekend Project: Make Some Scrumptious Scrabble Cookies

Guess what? Today is National Scrabble Day! I suggest celebrating by inviting a few friends over for a rousing Scrabble tournament. Munch on these delicious edible scrabble tiles (that are actually Meyer lemon sugar cookies!) while you add up triple word scores and fight over whether "Khaleesi" counts as a proper English word.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 13, 2013

Craft Of The Day: Scrabble Tile Picture

We're writers, so of course Scrabble is one of our all-time favorite games, meaning we couldn't pass on the opportunity to turn it into a Craft Of The Day. Enter this awesome Scrabble tile sign. All you need to do is pick a short but sweet message you like to live by, grab the corresponding…
By: StyleList Home / January 9, 2012

A Mug For Scrabble Lovers

Not to brag, but I am currently smoking Ami in Words With Friends. The Scrabble-based game is my current favorite time-waster and in addition to playing against Ami, I'm also squaring off against Julie, John DeVore (who keeps resigning because he says he doesn't like his letters), and a bunch of other friends. Yeah, so, sometimes I…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 18, 2011

G-R-R-L, Did You Hear About The New Scrabble Words?

Ain't no T-H-A-N-G. Did you know that latest edition of Scrabble includes 3,000 new words? Sure does, G-R-R-L! The new Scrabble approved words are a mixture of technological terms, colloquialisms, proper nouns, and slang phrases that have gained popularity since the 2007 version of the game. Naturally, some of these slang terms have hardcore…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 11, 2011

Xzibit! Paxil! Get Ready To Use These Proper Nouns In Scrabble

Hold on to your tiles, people. Scrabble has changed its rules. Starting in June, if you buy a new Scrabble board, proper nouns will officially be fair play in the classic word game. A Scrabble spokesperson explained that this is to "introduce an element of popular culture into the game." They continued, "This i…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 7, 2010

Cute Ways To Wear Your Boo’s Initials

Carving our initials—D + J =…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 9, 2009

The Invasion Of Pink Board Games

I like pink. Exhibit A: my bubble gum-colored toe nail polish. Exhibit B: my favorite pink mug. But even I am a taken aback by the onslaught of board games lately that have gotten girly, pinkified makeovers. Take, for example, Designer's Edition Scrabble, which comes in a powder pink box complete with the word F-A-S-H-I-O-N…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2009

Hey Baby, That’s A Mighty Fine Four Letter Word…

Catherine and I are obsessed with playing Scrabulous on Facebook. It's the web application that mimics the fun of Scrabble, only without the opportunity for your opponent to peek (or Hasbro's approval). In addition to playing your friends on FB, you can also play total strangers on Scrabulous.com, and according to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 25, 2008