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Old 07-21-2016, 09:28 PM
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SAPPERS was not allowed but I didn't think to try the singular form SAPPER.
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Old 07-21-2016, 10:02 PM
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I don't suppose it's too much to ask to add SUBBUTEO to the dictionary?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subbuteo
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Old 07-26-2016, 01:25 AM
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This is the first time I've seen this:
"colourabilities" is acceptable, "colorabilities" is not.
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Old 07-27-2016, 06:08 AM
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How do you know which words that start with "re" are words, and which aren't? I've memorized many, but not all. For example, "resee" and "redo" and all their participle forms are words (resees, resaw, reseen, redoes, redid, redone). (Interesting side note: Microsoft word does not count "resee" and it's participles as words and automatically underlines them red as misspelled.) But there are soooo many words that start with re- and are not words. Well, apparently I thought they were words. In English, words like "mother-in-law" are orthographically and grammatically considered as 1 unit, or English word (the same as any non-hyphenated compound word, such as "bookcase".) So shouldn't any hyphenated word starting with re- also be listed as a word?
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enterologist is a word but not given. A person who studies intestines. Gastroenterologist was a word in one of the puzzles but enterologist wasn't allowed; neither was its plural, enterologists.
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I couldn't get "unconscious" to work as a word, but "unselfconscienciousnesses worked Who knows why
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Old 08-01-2016, 07:29 AM
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UNCAL should count. Of or relating to the uncus, which is part of the temporal lobe of the brain. The most common usage is when referring to uncal herniation.

It gets used a whole lot more frequently than other anatomy terms that I've gotten points for.
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"Excommunicate" was not accepted, though it is in the dictionary.
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Old 08-02-2016, 09:45 AM
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PREDICTIVENESSES was accepted but, unless I kept misspelling it, not PREDICTIVENESS?
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Old 08-03-2016, 12:50 AM
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I couldn't get "unconscious" to work as a word, but "unselfconscienciousnesses worked Who knows why
That's the first word of 25 letters that anyone has gotten, to the best of my knowledge.
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