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20 Words You Should Learn if You Play Scrabble


Bezique was Winston Churchill's favorite card game. It's a high-scoring, trick-taking and melding contest that employs a deck of 64 cards. Its more popular offspring is Pinochle.

In Scrabble, the word "Bezique" can be a winner. You'll score a minimum of 27 points when you play it anywhere on the board. But use it as an opening bingo with the "q" on a double letter square and you'll score 124, one of the highest possible openings.