SCRABBLE, ANYONE? #20: “Q’s NOT Needing a U!”

Photo by Kevin Keelan all rights reserved

Photo by Kevin Keelan / all rights reserved


True, most all words in the English language that contain a Q must be paired with a U, but not ALL of them…

(ALL new entries to the updated 5th Edition Scrabble Player’s Dictionary are listed in BOLDFACE type.)



FAQIR(s):  SAME AS: “fakir”


QAID(s):  “caid”-  A Muslim leader


QANAT(s):  A system of underground tunnels and wells

QAT(s):  “kat”-  An evergreen shrub




QINDAR:  A monetary unit of Albania

QINDARKA:  Another monetary unit of Albania

QINTAR:  Yet another monetary Unit of Albania!

QOPH(s):  “koph”-  A Hebrew Letter

QWERTY(s):  A standard keyboard

SHEQEL:  A monetary unit of Israel

SHEQALIM:  A monetary unit of Israel

TRANQ(s):  “trank”–  A drug that tranquilizes


> It’s madness, I tell you.  Madness!

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