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    Quote Originally Posted by blastula View Post
    A tough decision. Perhaps you would have been better off challenging your opponent's use of the illegal word 'sa'.

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    You really have to use the P because that's the only way you make a word with "SA_"

    Unless you play a relaxed rule with foreign borrowings and abbreviations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarpedon View Post
    You really have to use the P because that's the only way you make a word with "SA_"
    Are you saying you don't have the sac to use Strategic Air Command?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarpedon View Post
    You really have to use the P because that's the only way you make a word with "SA_"

    Unless you play a relaxed rule with foreign borrowings and abbreviations.
    Sac - a pouch within an animal or plant often containing a fluid.

    I didn’t know that was foreign.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith&Co. View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Sarpedon View Post
    You really have to use the P because that's the only way you make a word with "SA_"
    Are you saying you don't have the sac to use Strategic Air Command?
    Acronyms aren't allowed in Scrabble. Otherwise 'SA' would be a valid play.

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    Doesn't sac without the k derive from the french?

    I might be wrong, but I always thought that it was a foreign borrowing, even when used for anatomy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarpedon View Post
    Doesn't sac without the k derive from the french?

    I might be wrong, but I always thought that it was a foreign borrowing, even when used for anatomy.
    If we're not allowed to use words 'borrowed' from other languages, we won't be able to play scrabble at all.

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    right. I guess if its in the scrabble dictionary.

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