Meet the board game enthusiasts who are helping spelling make a resurrection

A night on the tiles can have a whole new meaning as Nuala Woulfe meets board game enthusiasts who get out and about in search of triple-word scores

When I was a kid I loved Scrabble, though my mum called it squabble because of the fights that would inevitably break out over the legitimacy of a word. That’s when the Oxford dictionary would come out, or occasionally my Dad, an English teacher, would be the final arbitrator.


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In an industry where women battle ageism and sexism, Meryl Streep has managed to decide her own destiny – and roles, writes Suzanne HarringtonJeepers Streepers: Hollywood royalty, all hail queen Meryl

'Ask Audrey' has been the newspaper's hysterical agony aunt “for ages, like”.Ask Audrey: Guten tag. Vot the f**k is the story with your cycle lanes?

Daphne Wright’s major new exhibition at the Crawford addresses such subjects as ageing and consumerism, writes Colette SheridanFinding inspiration in domestic situations

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