In March, 4,000 new words will be added to the National Scrabble Associations dictionary, including the power word Qi.
John Williams, Jr., executive director of the association says with the addition of Qi a variation of the word chi the letter Q shifts from being a liability to an asset.
Thats because Q is no longer dependent on the letter U to make a word.
Williams says there have been many tournaments where he was left holding the Q and unable to use it known as eating the Q.
Another high scoring word will also be Za the midwestern way of referring to pizza.
Williams says putting Qi or Za in the right place on the board could earn a player 50 points.
Other words to be added include: Zep a long sandwich; Zouk a west Indian form of dance music; and Zine meaning magazine.
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