Scrabble just added 6,5000 new words to the official word list. For those of you who play, that can mean more opportunities to use that Q on a triple word square. Good news all around! But, does this mean that a word that is allowable in Scrabble should automatically make it into the office?
Of course not. Just because Scrabble says something is a word doesn’t mean using it in a business setting is an appropriate thing to do. Sure, if you’re discussing Inuits at the office, go ahead and throw out “quinzhee,” a newly approved word which means a snow shelter (which would undoubtedly be a game winner in an actual Scrabble game), but don’t be shocked if your coworkers look at you blankly. But, the following Scrabble approved words? Save them for the weekend competition.
1. Bezzy, as in your best friend. “Jane is my Bezzy,” should never come up. Come to think of it, leave out “Jane is my BFF” as well. We are not in 7th grade anymore.
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