World’s Scrabble Champion – level 1

04-09-2017 07:00

Scrabble is a popular game. Each hour, people play 30,000 Scrabble games around the world. Only one player can be the best.

There is a world championship. People from 26 countries play. A 27-year-old Australian wins. He wins £7,000.

The people make some unusual words. For example, ‘obvs’ and ‘asinico’. Obvs means obviously, and an asinico is an idiot or a fool.

Difficult words: championship (an event where you try to be the best), obviously (clearly – as you can easily see), unusual (not normal), idiot, fool (a stupid person).

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