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Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List?

Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.

Education
Sept. 30 2014 1:48 PMThrashedFlorida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
The Vault
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 AMThomas Jefferson's 1769 Newspaper Ad Seeking a Fugitive Slave 
Atlas Obscura
Sept. 30 2014 10:10 AMA Lovable Murderer and Heroic Villain: The Story of Australia's Most Iconic Outlaw
Dear Prudence
Sept. 30 2014 6:00 AMDrive-By BountyPrudie advises a woman whose boyfriend demands she flash truckers on the highway.
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 29 2014 1:34 PMFree "Tudoring" and a Moist Owlet: The 5 Different T Sounds in English
The Shortcut
Sept. 29 2014 1:17 PMThe End of Deodorant StreaksYou only need your shirt.
Live Chats
Sept. 29 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Sept. 29, 2014.
Atlas Obscura
Sept. 29 2014 11:47 AMInside an Abandoned Gothic Castle in Belgium
Outward
Sept. 29 2014 8:30 AMThe Smartest Constitutional Argument for Marriage Equality That No One Is Making
Outward
Sept. 26 2014 4:32 PMIs Sexual “Fluidity” in Women A Real Thing? 
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 26 2014 1:36 PMTHIS. What's So Exciting About a Pronoun?
Quora
Sept. 26 2014 9:53 AMWhat Was It Like to Choreograph the Back to the Future Movies?
Outward
Sept. 25 2014 4:46 PMDo LGBTQ People Really Have Anything in Common?
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 25 2014 2:01 PMThe QWERTY Keyboard Is Everywhere. What's Next? 
Outward
Sept. 25 2014 11:17 AMWhat Might an Alleged Philadelphia Gay-Basher’s Tweets Teach Us About Modern Homophobia?
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 30 2014 1:23 PMWhat Can Linguistics Tell Us About Writing Better? An Interview with Steven Pinker.
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 10:59 AM“For People, Food Is Heaven”Boer Deng on the story behind her piece “How to Order Chinese Food.”
Quora
Sept. 30 2014 9:32 AMWhy Are Mint Condition Comic Books So Expensive?
Dear Prudence
Sept. 29 2014 3:10 PMThe Lonely TeetotalerPrudie counsels a letter writer who doesn’t drink alcohol—and is constantly harassed by others for it.
Outward
Sept. 29 2014 1:29 PMPride: A Heartbreaking British Comedy About the Time Gays and Miners Worked Together
Quora
Sept. 29 2014 12:21 PMHow Can You Tell if a Designer Bag Is Fake?
The Eye
Sept. 29 2014 11:57 AMArchitecture’s Greatest Hits, From Prehistory to the Present, in a Single Poster
The Vault
Sept. 29 2014 11:34 AMGo Ahead, Try to Decode This 19th-Century Rebus Atlas of New England 
Quora
Sept. 28 2014 7:48 AMWhat Was the Process for Making the Film St. Vincent?
Outward
Sept. 26 2014 3:58 PMHomophobia in Russia Still Exists, Even if the West Isn’t Paying Attention
The Eye
Sept. 26 2014 11:27 AMHow Designers Create Gorgeous Infographics From Scratch
Outward
Sept. 25 2014 5:00 PMThe IOC Says It Wants to Stop Discrimination at the Games. But Is the New City Contract Enough? 
The Vault
Sept. 25 2014 4:22 PMThe Mysterious Geometry of Swordsmanship, Gorgeously Illustrated 
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 25 2014 1:20 PMAccept Women—or ElseFraternities at Wesleyan are becoming coed. Will it help cut down on sexual assault?
The Eye
Sept. 25 2014 9:37 AMHow Landlocked Dallas Once Tried to Become a Port City

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