CHAT Scrabble q (was: Re: Dutch "ij")
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 17, 2002, 23:21|
Tim May wrote:
> > Muke Tever wrote:
> > > I don't know about Spanish crossword puzzles, but our Spanish*Scrabble* game
> > > had a single-letter tile for <Qu>...
Does it have the same high value as "q"? It shouldn't, as "qu" is quite
frequent in Spanish......
>Qabalah, qanat, qawwali, qi, qibla, qigong and qintar are in the New
>Oxford. Everything else I can see is a proper noun or an abbreviation
>(is Qabalah proper? It's capitalized). Oh, and qwerty is at the back
>of q. I'd count that as an abbreviation, although I guess it's a grey
There aren't many "q-without-u"s in the "official" Scrabble dictionary we
use, but I do recall _qat_ (or is it qaf?), the drug of choice in East
Africa we heard a bit about some years back.