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Jacki

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Re Shortie in the Worthiest Standard
« on: March 08, 2019, 04:48:45 PM »
Didn't get SHORTIE. I guess it's one some old hands are familiar with, however I would have spelt it with a Y.

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Re: Re Shortie in the Worthiest Standard
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2019, 08:00:57 PM »
I may be wrong, but I think shorty is also allowed as common.

But you are right - these words with both a -y and an -ie ending can be confusing.

There was another example in the bloodiest game, where bootie (diminutive of 'boot') was allowed.
As usual I got it wrong; I played booties first and that got 'sorry, not known'
 booty would have been allowed, had the letters been available, but of course with a different meaning.

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Re: Re Shortie in the Worthiest Standard
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2019, 09:57:16 PM »
I love that you nearly always respond to a post. It makes you feel good when someone responds and your posts are always well considered. Thanks

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Re: Re Shortie in the Worthiest Standard
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2019, 01:52:23 PM »
I love that you nearly always respond to a post. It makes you feel good when someone responds and your posts are always well considered. Thanks

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Re: Re Shortie in the Worthiest Standard
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2019, 10:42:16 PM »
I love that you nearly always respond to a post.

Thanks Jacki; I'm not much good at exchanging recipes or contributing to some of the other (perfectly valid) topics that people discuss on this forum, but I do like taking part in threads which concern words and word-games.