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Jan/08

Absolutely Scrabulous?


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Merriam-Webster tells us that SCRABBLE is derived from the Dutch word schrabbelen, or to scratch. HARDSCRABBLE suggests a ‘hard scrape’ in farming marginal land. Many U.S. dictionaries identify the board game as the first definition of the word SCRABBLE, and ‘scramble’ or ‘scribble’ as secondary definitions.

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