Does Words with Friends Make You Smarter?

April 22nd, 2013

zynga-words-with-friendsLord, I do hope so.

The popular app and scandalously obvious Scrabble copycat gets a lot of attention from me. No Angry Birds for this word girl.

Is it worthwhile?

Obviously. WFF:

  • Increases my vocabulary, especially two- and three-letter words.
  • Ensures that my mind is not left idle for even one blessed minute.
  • Connects me with my uncle in Knoxville, my cousin in Atlanta, my b-school classmate in LA, a childhood friend in NYC, a family friend in Chicago, etc. Love that chat functionality.
  • Hones my competitive nature – critical for award wins.

OK, I don’t know that it’s more “beneficial” than any other game, but if you’d like to play, look me up.




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