A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

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Taking a whack at winning Scrabble!

by favepeep on January 2, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Although I'm the better speller and better with words in general (he'd agree), my husband beats me at Scrabble about 99% of the time. He's the best at "seeing" words in his tiles. So good that he frequently uses all his letters (50 points) in one turn; he's even done it twice in one game.

I thought I was off to a good start yesterday when I used all my letters in the first move of the game! However, he picked all the "points" letters and used more of the triple word spots than I did and won by 40 points. To be continued...


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