A Little Goes A Long Way – Scrabble Short Words Quiz

Scrabble tile letter Q being held over board

by Anne Robertson |
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“I made up some sets. Nothing very much happened, though. Then, suddenly, I got the idea: how about playing on a board?” So said Alfred Mosher Butts about his invention of the game which would come to be known as Scrabble.

The letter tile phenomenon continues to be enjoyed the world over and has brought into focus some words which are uniquely suited to a Scrabble board. How many players have racked up high scores thanks to the likes of ZO, QI and XU?

Take our Scrabble Short Words Quiz to find out what you know about those, and more.

Did you know that the highest score ever recorded in a Scrabble tournament is 850 and was achieved by Toh Weibin of Singapore? Find out more about this, and other puzzle world records, here.

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