Scrabble: Lolz, shizzle and obvs added to dictionary
Thousands of new words - including slang terms lolz, shizzle and obvs - have been added to the latest Scrabble word list, its publisher has said.
About 6,500 words have been added to the latest Collins Scrabble Word List, including a number of slang terms used on social media and in text messages.
Elaine Higgleton, a language expert at the publisher Harper Collins, spoke to the BBC about the evolution of language and the addition of the new words.
21 May 2015