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Today: Scrabble introduces 6500 new words

May 21st, 2015

Episode 377 of 1273 episodes

A new set of words is shortly going to make it onto our Scrabble boards. Collins has added 6500 new entries to its official dictionary for the board game, which is being published today. Vocabulary used on social media, in texts and on the streets will be included in the new list. Elaine Higgleton, international publisher for Collins Learning, says "English has always been a language which has ...allowed people to make words up".