HAPPY EASTER TO YOU ALL!
The following players are expected to attend: Gretchen Cowan, Sara Barnes, Bill Lapinski, Paul Kanter, Renee Kahn, Marian Melendez, Najat Reikes, Pat Reed, Tom Titus, Bob Agnew, Marcia Wade, and Alia Mahmood. Games begin at 10:00 a.m. Let me know if you can make it so I can order enough lunch for everyone. The week came with several priorities to do–my apology for the delayed reminder. NEW WORDS ARE ACCEPTABLE FROM NOW ON. Send a request for your free PDF file by submitting your current email and residence address to:
The instant reward for finding 12- to 13-letter words is now worth $40 (the last three individuals who won the contents of the pot were: Pat Reed, Najat Reikes, and Bill Lapinski. The pot for words with 14 to 15+ letters now have $310. Play the assigned categories. To qualify for an instant reward, the word must contain 5 letters. Winning 3 games will be rewarded $15.
1st game category: Anything to do with Easter Sunday. Everyone should have an idea about this category.
2nd game category: Springtime words – flowers, sunshine, birdsong, fertilizer, etc.
3rd game category: What’s your favorite color? magenta, pinkish, blues, reddish, etc.
ALL DAY category: Words containing –DRY– in front, back, or anywhere within a word as long as the –DRY– letters are together: laundry, tawdry, quandry. The following were extracted from Word Judge for Clubs and Tournaments (WJ2): dryable, dryad, dryades, dryadic, dryads, dryas, dryasdust, dryasdusts, dryer, dryers, dryest, drying, dryish, dryland, drylands, drylot, drylots, dryly, dryness, drynesses, dryopithecine, dryopithecines, drypoint, drypoints, drysalter, drysalteries, drysalters, drysaltery, drystone, drysuit, drysuits, drywall, drywalled, drywalling, drywalls, drywell, drywells.
LEARN a long word each day: LARGEHEARTEDNESS has 16 letters. You may start with ART, EAR, ED, ES, ESS, ESSES, HART, HE, HEAR, HEART, HEARTED, LAR, LARGE, NESS, NESES, TE, TED; then you can expand it. Make it longer: LARGEHEARTED, LARGENESS, LARGENESSES. TE is a new 2-letter word. Better still learn a 21-letter word,
CHROMAFFINOBLASTOMATA, which you can break down and play in several turns.