SCRABBLE, ANYONE? #2: “Acceptable Exclamations!!!”

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Photo by Kevin Keelan
all rights reserved

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This is a fun list for Scrabble aficionados!  All the following are legal INTERJECTIONS, which cannot be pluralized or conjugated in any way.  (There are many new additions in this category in the new 5th edition Official Scrabble Dictionary. They are listed in BOLDFACE type…)

AARGH/ AARRGH/ AARRGHH

ACHOO = KERCHOO

ADIOS

AH: An expression of recognition or acknowledgment

AHA

AHCHOO/ ACHOO

AHEM

AHOY

AIYEE

ALACK

ALAS

ARGH

ATISHOO

ATTABOY

AUGH

AVAST

AVAUNT

AW: An expression of protest, disgust or disbelief

BAH: An exclaimation of disgust

BEGAD

BEJABERS/ BEJEEZUS/ BEJESUS-  Used as a mild oath

BING

BLECH

BLIMEY/ BLIMY

BOING

BRR/ BRRR

CAPEESH

CAPISCE

CARAMBA

CIAO

CRIKEY/CRICKEY:  Used as a mild oath

CRIPE(s):  Used as a mild oath

EEEW

EEW

EGAD/EGADS:  Used as a mild oath

EH: An expression of hesitation

FIE

GADZOOKS: Used as a mild oath

GEEZ/ JEEZ

GIDDAP / GIDDYAP / GIDDYUP

GOR: Used as a mild oath

GOSH: Used to express surprise

GRR

HEIGH

HI

HIYA

HM/ HMM: An expression of thoughtful consideration

HO

HOO

HOSANNAH

HUH: An expression of questioning

HUIC

ICK: An expression of distaste or disgust

INDEEDY

IXNAY

JEEPERS

JEEZE

JIMINY / JIMMINY: Used to express surprise

KABLOOEY/KABLOOIE

KERCHO = ACHOO

LACKADAY

LO

LOOKIE

LOOKIT

LOOKY

MIGAWD

MMM

NERTS/ NERTZ

NYAH

OCH

OCHONE

OHO

OOF

OOPS

OY

PAH: An expression of disdain

PARDI / PARDY

PERDIE / PERDY

PFFT

PFUI

PHEW

PHOOEY

PHPHT/ PHT

POH: Used to express disgust

POOF

PRITHEE

PROSIT

PRYTHEE

PSST

PUGH

QUOTHA

RAH

SALUT

SH/SHA: Used to urge silence

SHADDUP

SHHH

SLAINTE

SOOEY

UH: An expression of hesitancy

UM

VIVE

VOILA

VOLTI

WAAH

WAESUCK/  WAESUCKS

WALKIES

WHAMMO/ WHAMO

WHEE

WHOA

WILCO

WIRRA

WISHA

WOTCHER

YAH

YEESH

YEOW

YESSIR

YESSIREE

YESSUM

YIPE(s)-  Used to express fear or surprise

YIPPEE

YO: Expression of greeting or to get one’s attention

YOICKS-  Used to encourage

YUCCH/ YUCH

YUM

ZOOKS: Used as a mild oath

ZOUNDS: Zeus’s wounds

ZOWEE

ZOWIE: Used to express surprise or pleasure

> FUN STUFF, you bet!

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