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Old 11-28-2017, 06:39 PM
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I just had a game containing the words sinless, sinlessness, and sinlessnesses, none of which was allowed.
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Old 11-29-2017, 01:01 AM
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I just had a game containing the words sinless, sinlessness, and sinlessnesses, none of which was allowed.
Of course not. There's no such thing.

Just kidding. That does surprise me though, and sinless is in the dictionary.

Update: I just had a board with SINLESS (but not the others).That did work. Are you sure you weren't trying to reuse an S or something?

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Old 11-29-2017, 07:27 AM
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wouldn't be sinlessness if you were trying to reuse an "s" now...would it?
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Old 10-26-2018, 08:27 PM
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Default what's wrong with

STOVIE ?
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Old 10-27-2018, 06:15 AM
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Stovies is the singular for a Scottish dish, I don't know what a stovie is. Slang for a stove pipe hat maybe?

Uts is allowed but not ela and elas. Ut is the lowest note on the Guido scale, ela is the highest note on that same scale.
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Old 10-28-2018, 07:49 AM
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Not to make this thread rated PG-13, but I was at a loss for any more words on a board and had an s, p, g, e, and some o's and tried spooge. Nope said the game. For what it's worth, yourdictionary.com says that it's a word with a non-vulgar usage: [url]http://www.yourdictionary.com/spooge[/url].
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Old 10-29-2018, 01:18 AM
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I've learned the term spooge as a sealant applied to gaskets to help them "sit", but then again from the same source, I learned RCH as a very small unit of measure. So take this with as many grains of salt as you would like.
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Old 10-29-2018, 02:13 AM
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I've always been surprised that taq, as in taq polymerase, isn't allowed.
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Old 10-29-2018, 02:37 AM
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Maybe taq isn't accepted for the same reason ecoli isn't (shortened form of Escherichia coli). Taq is a shortened form of Thermus aquaticus. To me, I think that both should be accepted.
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Old 11-14-2018, 03:27 PM
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Yesterday, it wouldn't take LUDDITE.
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