The book came out 30 years ago, and the film was an even bigger flop than that after-school scrabble club you tried to start.
It even threatens such veteran horizontally integrated favorites as scrabble, solitaire, and the crossword puzzle.
The best scrabble game I could come up with would be me, Jon Hamm, and Dane DeHaan.
And scrabble engages not only words but a range of math skills—strategy, spatial relations, board geometry.
Note: Unusual words that are playable in scrabble appear in this article in boldface.
Skippy's horizon was bounded by the towering brick walls of scrabble Alley.
The real reckoning of outraged society is not with him, but with scrabble Alley.
At this mention of him she reached forward and began to scrabble things hastily into the trunk.
It fell in the brook, and before I could scrabble down he was off.
So in the scrabble were no real good-bys, no friendly little chats about the past and future, no appointments for reunions.
1530s, "to scrawl, scribble," from Dutch schrabbelen, frequentative of schrabben "to scratch," from the same root as scrape (v.). Meaning "to struggle, scramble" first recorded 1630s. Related: Scrabbled; scrabbling.