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Is That a Word?: From AA to Zzz, the Weird and Wonderful Language of Scrabble

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ISBN13: 9781452108247
ISBN10: 1452108242
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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 the Author

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.

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ISBN:
9781452108247
Author:
Bukszpan, David
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Author:
Hopkins, Dave
Subject:
Games-Mental Puzzles
Subject:
Vocabulary
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.25 x 6.25 x 0.625 in 0.89 lb

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