New words involving technology include facetime, hashtag, and sexting, while exclamations such as augh, blech, eew, grr, waah and yeesh have also been added.
It is the first update to the list since 2011.
New entries – along with what the word scores in Scrabble – include:
Dench – meaning excellent – 11 points
Lotsa – meaning lots of – 5 points
Newb – short for newbie – 9 points
Thanx – short for thank you – 15 points
Cazh – meaning casual – 18 points
Go here for further explanation of why these neologisms are allowed