Scrabble adds new words

Updated: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Scrabble is embracing the 21st Century. Coming out next Monday, "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" will include 5,000 new words.

The fifth-edition will include: selfie, hashtag, dubstep and bromance to name a few.

This is the dictionary's first freshening up in the last decade.

The new words will add 40 pages to the Scrabble-sanctioned dictionary, which is 36 years old.

The additions are expected to pull in younger crowds.

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