"Yas," "Kween" & More OK for Popular Word Game

Many of the words you've been dying to play in Words With Friends are now playable. Yas, Kween!

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Photo courtesy of Zynga

People get pretty competitive when it comes to Words With Friends. Usually players have a strategy, whether it’s playing defense or specializing in multiple-word plays. It’s rare to encounter someone who plays for fun. Is it weird to not play for bragging rights? Asking for a friend.

Zynga, the social game developer behind Words With Friends, announced today that they’re making it easier to deliver crushing blows to your opponents: Some favorite words from the social media world – words one won’t find in Merriam-Webster – are now OK to use. They’ve added 50,000 words to a new Social Dictionary. Here’s a brief list of the words now in play:

·         Bae

·         Bestie

·         BFF

·         Fitspo

·         FOMO

·         Hangry

·         Kween

·         Smize

·         TFW

·         Turnt

·         Werk

·         Yas

NPR has an excellent strategy article here. Now go werk!

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