Magazine article Word Ways

Halloween Scrabble

Magazine article Word Ways

Halloween Scrabble

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Jed Martinez has a haunting Scrabble story: "If you like Scrabble, then you'll love to hear this ... On the October 28th meeting of Scrabble Club 276--which I'm a member of--a special prize was given out to the player (in the first two of three games) who came up with the best word associated with Halloween (based on a voting procedure amongst all the attending members).

Prior to Game One, I drew a ghost on the whiteboard in the room (beginning with the word "BOO!"--the eyes of which became his eyes); and it was during that first game I came up with the word GHOST, which would inevitably become the word with the most votes! Weird, eh?!

Club President Sandee Bloom took my picture (with her digital camera) of me with said prize--a floppy teddy bear dressed up like a witch, holding onto a small bag of 'candy corn'--which would later appear in the Scrabble Club 276 website...

Two days later, I was going out for dinner with my brother Glenn at a buffet restaurant in Coral Spring. …

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