For many players letter Q is scariest unless you happen to have a U.
Ther are actually several words that do contain Q without a U, although to be fair these are all of non English origin. Still if itís in dictionary it counts, right?
Memorize these few words for a distinct Scrabble advantage.
Since these are difficult to spell, let alone pronounce, I've included definitions to help memorization.
QAT: A shrub (Catha edulis) cultivated in Middle East for its leaves that are a stimulant when chewed or brewed as tea.
QOPH: The 19th letter of Hebrew alphabet.
QAID: A Muslim leader.
QINTAR: A coin formerly used in Albania and worth one one-hundredth of a lek.
FAQIR: Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man.
SHEQEL and SHEQELIM are both Israel currency.