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Scrabble players don't know the meaning of words

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 01 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:0306181
  1. Karen Hebert1
  1. 1Bristol

Excellent Scrabble players may know more words than the rest of us but not necessarily their meaning. Although Scrabble experts know lists of words that most of us do not use on a daily basis, they cannot use these words in a sentence.

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