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Scrabble adds hashtag, selfie to dictionary

(CNN) Hashtag, selfie and geocache.Those are just a few of the new words that will appear in the new edition of scrabble's official dictionary. Publisher Merriam-Webster says the fifth edition of the game's dictionary includes 5,000 new words.It's the first new edition in nearly a decade. Other new words include, emo, bling, mixtape and beatbox.The co-president of the North American Scrabble Players Association said the additions "go a long way toward bringing us closer to the language as it is currently spoken." The dictionary goes on sale Wednesday.

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