Collins Scrabble Words (CSW19) will be valid for all UK games from July 1 2019.
There are not that many new words to learn, compared to previous world list changes. For example, there are only 3 new two letter words.
These are :
EW – an interjection expressing disgust
OK – an interjection expressing assent
ZE – a gender-neutral third person singular subjective pronoun used instead of ‘they’
To help you remember the words, and associate them with other allowable words here are some simple quizzes.
Note – some knowledge of the new 3 letter words may be useful!
a) a) What other 2 letter words end in W ?
b) b) What three letter words (if any) start with EW or end with EW ?
c) c) What other 2 letter words contain a K ?
d) d) What three letter words (if any) start with OK or end with OK?
e) e) What other 2 letter words start with a Z ?
f) f) What three letter words (if any) start with ZE or end with ZE ?
See under for the answers
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a) Besides EW, there are AW and OW
b) EWE, EWK and EWT.
DEW, EEW, FEW, HEW, JEW, LEW, MEW, NEW, PEW, REW, SEW, TEW and YEW.
c) Besides OK, there are KA, KI, KO and KY.
d) OKA and OKE.
BOK, ROK, WOK and YOK.
e) Besides ZE, there is ZA and ZO.
f) ZEA, ZED. ZEE, ZEK, ZEL, ZEN, ZEP and ZEX.
There are no words ending -ZE.
Note, none of the new 3 letters words can be pluralised. ZEN is a new three letter word.