Thursday, May 12, 2011

New Scrabble Words? Say it ain't so! Or maybe this is a good thang...

By now most of you are well aware of my Scrabble obsession.  I'm not sure how I feel about the expansion to acceptable Scrabble words:  Scrabble adds 'thang,' 'grrl' and 'Facebook' as official words (click the link to read the entire article).  On the one hand, language is constantly evolving (thou certainly concurs), so shouldn't the game reflect these changes? However, are we becoming too lax in the rules if we allow every new slang term and seemingly random two-letter words enter the Scrabble lexicon?