Let me spell it out... I just hate Scrabble
... the Official Scrabble Dictionary informs us that QIN is definitely allowed, with or without the U. Apparently, it is a Chinese zither, just as ZO is an obscure breed of yak. QIN joins other totally unrecognisable Scrabble words that begin with Q but ...
Scrabble adds new ‘tech’ words to official dictionary
the most recent update to the list of Scrabble words not only includes some techy-terms like “Facebook,” “vlog,” “badware” and “blook” (a book serialized on a blog), it also adds the total triple letter-and-word score boon “qin,” which ...
Now Legal in Scrabble: Thang, Blingy and Grrl
The Scottish publishers of the dictionary say the additions make this the "most comprehensive Scrabble wordlist ever produced ... Among the newly accepted words are "Qin" (a Chinese zther, with strings stretched across a flat box), which will earn ...
Scrabble is so annoying now, innit
And the Scrabble dictionary ... roughly 3,000 new words are given the green light: the lastest edition includes INNIT***** and THANG***** as well as GRRL***** and — a real boon, this, for anyone with a Q but without a U — QIN*****.
Scrabble adds 'thang,' 'grrl' and 'Facebook' as official words
In the United States and Canada, the standard word book for Scrabble is the "Official Scrabble Players Dictionary," which hasn't been updated -- yet. Tait didn't know if the new words would become acceptable for the next tournament in Syracuse, but you can ...