49 unbeatable words for the game ‘hangman’

True talent can be found in the most unexpected places. In this author’s case, her own children revealed their zeal for language after a few rounds of a familiar word game. Broaden your vocabulary with these examples.

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Anyone who spends time with kids knows their patience is truly a virtue.

Whether it’s standing in line at the grocery store or waiting for food at a restaurant, kids complain about being bored within milliseconds.

Mine are no exception. Rather than reflexively pulling out my phone to keep them entertained, though, we often play an old-fashioned game of “hangman.”

In case you don’t remember, the game goes like this:

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