The limits of my language are the limits of my mind.
All I know is what I have words for.
— Ludwig Wittgenstein
For writers, readers, Scrabble, crossword and word gamers like me, Succeed and Soar’s “Word Witty” posts offer little puzzles that strengthen a precious tool: Vocabulary.
Please enjoy this post’s puzzle below.
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Alfred Butts invented the word game now called Scrabble in 1936. He first called his invention Lexiko. When Butts later added a board, he called the game Criss-Cross Words.Here are five words Butts never knew. They were just added to the Official Scrabble Dictionary. Match words to their definitions. Answers below.
|dox , doxx||
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Word Witty Answers
|bae||A person one loves|
|bokeh||In photography, the intentional blurring of items around the subject|
|dox doxx||Outing someone’s personal information online|
|eggcorn||A misheard slip of the ear|
|jedi||Knights trained to guard peace and justice throughout the universe [The word is no longer a Proper Noun and is not capitalized]|