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    What a huge disappointment! Ever since I started playing Wordtwist, I have been hoping to be able to use the word "quanked". I finally had a puzzle with the word in it today, but apparently Wordtwist doesn't accept that one.

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    "Tasso" ought be, but isn't valid.

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    • #3
      Karat isn't accepted, and it's actually a pretty common word. "Carats" are used to measure the size of gemstones, and "karats" are used to measure the purity of gold. One karat is 1/24 part of gold to the whole. 24 karat gold is 100% gold. There are a lot of other honest-to-goodness words that aren't accepted, but this one still bothers me most.

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      • #4
        I was surprised to find that "spork" wasn't accepted. Sporks have been around for a long time and you can still find them in any camping store!

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        • #5
          I tried "spork", and then came here only to discover it already made the list just 14 hours ago. Lol

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          • #6
            I was surprised by the rejection of "spork" as well. I wonder if it is because it is a trademark.

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            • #7
              It has been trademarked several times but the trademark has expired and Spork it is still usually seen capitalized. Maybe it is rejected because of both of these issues?

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              • #8
                Yeah, but what about "karat"?

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                • #9
                  Just out of curiosity, I looked up spork in the Merriam-Webster dictionary and it is in there spelled with a lower case. However, even writing this, Google's automatic spellcheck is underlining spork like it's a misspelled word! So I guess it just depends on where you look.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by bwt1213 View Post
                    Yeah, but what about "karat"?
                    I just played karat last board and it was accepted.

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                    • #11
                      It has been added, then. Good. I'd attempted it just a few days before my post, and had tried it off and on for years, and it was never accepted for me. I know I didn't misspell it all those times, so it's nice to know that I can use it now.

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