“Bae,” “Instagram,” And Thousands Of Other Words Added To Scrabble

PAWTUCKET, RI – Scrabble’s dictionary is getting an update.

The board game added almost 3,000 new words, incorporating slang, gender identity and politics.

You can now challenge your “bae” to a game to share on “Instagram.” Other words include “mansplaining,” which earns a player 13 points.

“Shebagging,” which is when a woman places her bag on the seat beside her, earns 18 points.

The new additions join the existing 276,000 words in the official Scrabble words book.

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