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Londoner clinches Scrabble title with little-known word

We may not use the words 'wifely' and 'kero' very often but they certainly come in handy for games of Scrabble. In fact, they were both used in the final of the World Scrabble Championships which was won over the Bank Holiday weekend by Londoner David Eldar. The 27-year-old estate agent was presented with his trophy after winning 3-nil in the final in Nottingham. He won thanks to his use of the word 'carrels' - a small cubicle with a desk for the use of a reader or student in a library.

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