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Scrabble Adds Hip New Words to Official Dictionary, and Your Parents Won't Know Any of Them

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Young folk, our time is nigh! We finally have a chance at beating our parents and grandparents at Scrabble! What a time to be alive!

Scrabble (you know, the board game that people now play almost exclusively online or on an iPad app) has added over 5,000 new words to their official dictionary, meaning they can be played for points and not be deemed as "made up!" by your persnickety uncle. And some of the new additions are hip and trendy words that are very familiar to us young folk.

(Us saying "young folk" makes us seem old, doesn't it?)

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So now you can slap down words like "bromance," "chillax" and "selfie," words that your parents will never think to create with their tiles. Unless your parents are very cool, in which case you are still s--t out of luck on game night. But if you do manage to best them with these new words, after you collect your 30 plus points, make sure you whisper "boom goes the dynamite." Don't yell that out. Whisper it. The impact will be much more effective.  

Here are just a few of the "cool kids" words you can play on the Scrabble board, per Time:

Beatbox
Bromance
Buzzkill
Chillax
Dubstep
Frenemy
Funplex
Hashtag
Jockdom
Mixtape
Schmutz
Selfie
Texter
Vlog
Vodcast
Webzine

We're coming for you, grandma. And we're coming with "buzzkill."

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