See how you go with these 7 and 8 letter combinations that all contain the letter F: A – D – E – F – I – L – S A – D – E – E – F – L – N A – E – F – F – L – L – Y A – A – E – F – K – L – O A – E – F – I – L – V – Y A – E – F – G – L – L – N – O A – E – E – F – L – O – R – V A – E – F – H – I – L – N - S At first sight you might think this is a tough bunch of words. Actually I would agree with that. However this is one of those problems which gets easier once you get started.
Last week’s list about words with MEN and WOMEN got me thinking about the possibilities with BOY and GIRL. There is one classic in this category – egilnrsw. Most people will automatically try to make an –ing word with swerling, which is, of course incorrect. The real answer is much harder to spot - NEWSGIRL. This is the only bonus word that I can remember ever playing with BOY or GIRL. I should consider this possibility more. Look at all the possible bonus words: For those o
Yes, I know that is a controversial statement, but at scrabble it is definitely true. Consider the 7 letter words available. There are a couple of seven letter words that end in WOMAN, but UNWOMAN doesn’t really count for this list because unwomen is not a word. The only valid possibility is ADWOMAN/ADWOMEN. If we move on to 8 letter words there are 8 possibilities for women/women words. How many of those can you think of? To put it a different way, if the opening play was WO
Mary Gray made an excellent play at club this week. The tiles she had were: ? A L N O P S There are only 8 possible 7 letter words that can be played and Mary found the only one of those 8 words which put the S in 5th position which was needed so she could cover both double word squares. Have a go and see if you can find any bingos at all. None of the 8 words is easy, so don’t be discouraged if you can’t find any. I doubt that even A Grade players will find many o