One of the things that makes English so well-suited to puzzles and word games is its incredibly wide range of letter patterns seen in words, multiple meanings, and seemingly endless variety. English has thousands upon thousands of words, many of which have been "borrowed" from hundreds and hundreds of different languages. However, you may be surprised to find that there are certain letter patterns that do not appear in English; in fact, there are thousands of these letter patterns. Learn these letter patterns to improve your spelling and even improve your Scrabble scores!
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It may seem to you that spending time doing puzzles is rather frivolous and a waste of time. But you'd be quite wrong (sorry about that). Solving puzzles and playing word games — whether crosswords, word searches, cryptograms, Scrabble, or anagrams — provides many benefits, some of which may be surprising to you. Read on!
The Dictionary Game is about as much fun as you can have with a group of people, a dictionary or two, and some paper and pens. Trust us, this is a truly hilarious game, and is also a great way to expand and improve your vocabulary!