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Old 08-17-2008, 12:58 PM
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Default But..it's a word!

I am fairly new and must say that I am absolutely addicted to this game

Was wondering how often this happens to others. You are typing away as fast as you can and think you found a word but the game tells you it isn't one.

I typed chown several times in my last game and was getting frustrated because I was postive I had used this word before even though I couldn't remember its meaning. Convinced I had found a bug I googled it and got to laughing. It is an abbreviation for Change Owner on Unix based systems. Years ago I managed a website for some realtors I worked for. Funny how these odd things stick with you.

This has also happened when I have typed in science fiction words that have snuck into my vocabulary.
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Old 08-17-2008, 01:46 PM
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I know what you mean. It doesn't happen that often, but I have done the same thing.
On the other hand, some words you don't expect to be counted are, like jedi. That one still puzzles me shouldn't it be a proper noun?
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Old 09-30-2009, 06:16 PM
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for that matter, isn't easter always capitalized?
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Old 09-30-2009, 07:45 PM
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"wester" is in there (which I think means "to go west"). I figured that "easter" is likewise.
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:51 PM
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"wester" is in there (which I think means "to go west"). I figured that "easter" is likewise.
"wester" is a word that isn't capitalized, but "easter," as far as I can see (and I've searched a whole bunch of online and printed dictionaries) is always capitalized
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Old 10-02-2009, 10:40 AM
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"wester" is a word that isn't capitalized, but "easter," as far as I can see (and I've searched a whole bunch of online and printed dictionaries) is always capitalized
This is the word linked to from this site:

[url]http://www.lexic.us/definition-of/easter[/url]

easter: "a wind from the east"
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Old 10-02-2009, 06:27 PM
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However, I just saw "Jesuit", and is far as I can tell, that's always capitalized.
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I've used the word easter numerous times, in fact about 5 minutes ago. I came to the forum just for a second and saw your post. I think easters is worth about 9 points, too...
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