Is That a Word? by David Bukszpan
From AA to ZZZ, the Weird and Wonderful Language of SCRABBLE

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Scrabble® aficionados may know that both "Brr" and "Brrr" are legitimate plays, but what about everyday names like Peter, Carl, and Marge? They're not listed as proper nouns, but they are certainly playable. For lovers of Scrabble®, Bananagrams®, and Words with Friends®, this lively guide helps readers make the most out of word games, packed with new ways to remember the best words alongside tips for improving game play and much more. Part strategy guide and part celebration of all things wordy, this collection of facts, tips, and surprising lists of playable words will instruct and delight the letterati.
 

About David Bukszpan

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David Bukszpan is a freelance book publicist and co-creator of the literary t-shirt jersey line, Novel-T. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Dave Hopkins is an illustrator whose work has appeared in magazines from The Economist to MOJO. He lives in the UK.
 
Published July 13, 2012 by Chronicle Books LLC. 176 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Gr 6–9—Bukszpan begins with a well-researched history of the origins and evolution of Scrabble and then moves on to discuss words that can be used when playing the game. While admitting that the official Scrabble dictionary is the final authorit

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