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Jacki

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The challenge TECHNOCRAT game
« on: March 18, 2020, 10:19:29 PM »
I got every common word -73 of them - before I got the main word - TECHNOCRAT - which at word 72 I thought I had solved by going "Aha!" and entering TRENCHCOAT. Word not accepted.  What? I tried it again, thought I must have entered it incorrectly. Not known. Turns out it's two words.
I would have bet every dollar I had on that being the word. Live and learn every day. As for technocrat, I'm  certainly not one if I haven't heard of it before!

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Re: The challenge TECHNOCRAT game
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2020, 10:49:42 PM »
The second word I played - after trench - and I do admit to being slightly miffed when it got 'sorry, not known'.

A later check showed, however, that although Wiktionary does, indeed, give it as one word, (an alternative spelling (?) of trench coat) other, more reliable, dictionaries show it as two.

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Re: The challenge TECHNOCRAT game
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2020, 01:30:10 AM »
« Last Edit: March 19, 2020, 01:31:46 AM by ridethetalk »
The greenest watt ever produced is the one you never use.
When we come out of the Covid-19 crisis, we need to make sure recovery efforts address the Climate Crisis (which can't be solved using social distancing!)

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Re: The challenge TECHNOCRAT game
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2020, 01:59:51 PM »
One of my all time favourite movies was The Party.