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Act Like a Ninja Cat in Cobra Paw -Toy Insider

Normally cats and ninjas are not associated with each other. But in this game, kids take on the role of a ninja cat—and only the stealthiest and most spirited ninja cat will win this tournament. Spoiler: Things may get catty in Cobra Paw, by Bananagrams. CLICK HERE to read more

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How My Family Survived (and Enjoyed) a Tech-Free Vacation - Conde Nast

"Later, my daughter and I explored huge swaths of rocks carpeted with neon green algae, where sunken tide pools brimmed with anemones and crabs; in the distance, a sea lion slept on a ledge. Before sunset, we spread out the towels for heated, back-to-back games of Bananagrams and Zip It. My son buried my feet in the sand." CLICK HERE to read more.

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Thinking outside the banana

Celebrating the end of their first decade with a co-branded beer might not seem an obvious licensing partnership for a family word game, but company CEO Rena Nathanson spells out its potential for the games and toys sector to reach new spaces. -ToyNews

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Happy 10th Bananagrams!

Do you remember the first time you saw “the game in the fabric banana?”  Can you believe that was 10 years ago?  Yep —BANANAGRAMS is turning 10!...Read more at The Game Aisle

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Wordy Wednesday: Bosky

A lot of people were BOSKY on this day 1933! How so? Because Prohibition ended in America: BOSKY means 'worse for drink'!. Not only that, though... Rather oddly it also means covered in bushes!

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Wordy Wednesday: Queue

The only English word that's still pronounced the same way even after you take away the last four letters! And a variation of QUEUE also gives you five consecutive vowels! Click the link to see it!

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Holiday Bananza Day 10: THE GRAND BANANZA!

Welcome to our GRAND BANANZA! We'd like to thank everyone who participated in our past 9 days of giveaways and for our final giveaway, we have a collection of ALL prizes! We're giving away over $1,500 worth of prizes! There are several ways to enter to win and the contest winner will be announced on December 24th! Visit our giveaway page to learn how to enter!

One lucky winner will receive:

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A BOOnana Halloween!

Want to have a BOOnanagrams Halloween? We’ve teamed up with our friends at bare snacks to offer you the chance to win a Bananagrams costume, a bare snack pack, and BANANAGRAMS!

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Wordy Wednesday: Codling

Most people know that 'coddling' means treating something with indulgence! But what does the Wordy Wednesday word CODLING mean? It's not what you might think!

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Wordy Wednesday: Polyglot

It's International Translation Day! So naturally, we're saying 'Hello' in a number of the languages in which BANANAGRAMS comes. Well - we think we are! Truth is, no one on the Wordy Wednesday team describes themselves as a POLYGLOT! Find out what it means here.

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A BANANAGRAMS Wedding!

Another beautiful couple incorporated BANANAGRAMS into their wedding. They used our tiles to make personalized napkin rings and even used tiles on their cake and as cufflinks! Click the link to see the pictures!

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Wordy Wednesday: Irretiate

Who'd like to spend Hammock Day snugly cocooned in a net? With a game of BANANAGRAMS and a tray of mojitos nearby? We're up for that! But beware the Wordy Wednesday Word: IRRETIATE! Find out what it means here.

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Wordy Wednesday: Canard

What connects #ducks, #hoaxes & the Wednesday Word CANARD? Well, CANARD is French for a duck! Hence our lovely sculpture made with a real banana and a pin. But CANARD also has another meaning in most English dictionaries... See it here.

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Wordy Wednesday: Drang

It's Fairy Day! Seems like the perfect time to find out if sprites and pixies really are using BANANAGRAMS tiles as paving slabs! It sure looks like it... Perhaps they're building DRANGS! "What's a DRANG?" we hear you cry! Find out here.

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Wordy Wednesday: Formication

Ever notice that the picnic spot you choose is the same one that thousands of ants choose?! That's why the Wordy Wednesday word for International Picnic Day is FORMICATION. Find out what it means here... Brace yourself, though: you might not like it!

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Wordy Wednesday: Demisang

What compels us to spend breakfast carving real bananas to look like dinosaurs? Well... Jurassic World is out on Friday! So the Wordy Wednesday word is DEMISANG - find out what it means here.

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Wordy Wednesday: Heliosis

Want to be soaking up rays somewhere instead of working?! Our tiles have found a place to settle down and illustrate the Wordy Wednesday word: HELIOSIS! Much as we want the HELIOSIS though, we don't want HELIOSIS! Find out what the heck we're talking about here.

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Wordy Wednesday: Bushel

How about that? Today's Wordy Wednesday features... A basket of APPLETTERS! And the word is BUSHEL. Find out what it means, and from where we get the phrase 'Hide your light under a BUSHEL'!

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Wordy Wednesday: Sericon

What if Bananagrams tiles were made of gold? That's the question we asked ourselves when we thought about today - Leprechaun Day! Of course, if we could get our hands on some SERICON and the right know how, we'd have an endless supply of gold tiles...

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She said yes!

Bananagrams fan Rachael proposed to her girlfriend, Diane, during their favourite game last week - and she said yes! Congratulations ladies!

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Happy Star Wars Day!

We're celebrating Star Wars Day with Appletters dressed accordingly! May the 4th be with you! One BANANAGRAMS fan went even further, though... See an X-Wing Fighter built from bananas & cocktail sticks when you read more!

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Wordy Wednesday: Gaposis

Where would we be without the humble zipper? For one thing our pouches would look very different! For another, we'd all be using the word GAPOSIS more... As we celebrate International Zipper Day, find out what GAPOSIS means, and how many times one year's worth of global-zipper production would go round the world by clicking READ MORE!

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We're celebrating Shakespeare Day!

William Shakespeare. English poet. Decent actor. Heck of a wordsmith... And they say he invented over 1,700 words. Mind you, if he'd had a copy of 'The Little Book of Bananagrams' maybe he wouldn't have needed to! So - which everyday words did Shakespeare create? Find out when read more!

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Wordy Wednesday: Nephoid

Today's Wordy Wednesday word arrives on Jelly Bean Day! Hence this picture of a jelly bean passing itself off as a BANANAGRAMS pouch... That's possible because jelly beans are somewhat NEPHOID! Read more to find out what nephoid means!

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Bananagrams to ban all anagrams

As of April 1, 2015, anagrams and tile rearranging is no longer allowed during play. Furthermore, we will be changing our name to BanAnagrams.

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Limerick is not just a city in Ireland. It's also a short poem making it a legitimate BANANAGRAMS word! Read on for some fun limericks to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

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Go wild with Bananagrams® WildTiles!

Six wild monkey tiles completely change the game! Use them as any letter and switch it up as much as you want. But do it quickly! It's a jungle out there & the first one to use their tiles wins the game.

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ZIP-IT TRAVEL GAME

We packed Zip-It for the 11 hour flight from London to LA but didn't get the chance to play it until we were sitting by the pool in Las Vegas.

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"We all love Bananagrams – such a fun game for all ages!"
— Cindy Crawford
"Playing Bananagrams with friends! I love this game! I was just named Bananagrams Ninja! Be afraid, I’m amazing!"
— Kelly Clarkson
"(I'm a) self-proclaimed Bananagrams champion..."
— Andrew Luck | Indianapolis Colt's Quarterback
“Why it's fun: Manages to be speedy, challenging and super-simple at the same time.”
— AARP Magazine on Zip-It
“Can you spell P-H-E-N-O-M-E-N-O-N”
— Boston Globe
“Bananagrams go Hebrew. We’re kvelling!”
— Cool Mom Picks
“Good luck prying this anagram game [Bananagrams] away from students.”
— Scholastic
“Appletters will tickle word lovers to the core.”
— Everyday with Rachael Ray
“Gotta love the Bananagrams.”
— Kathie Lee Gifford
“This [Bananagrams] is so portable, I stash it in my car.”
— Kristen Bell
“Who’s up for a round of Bananagrams, anybody?”
— Jimmy Kimmel
“I love Bananagrams.”
— Ellen DeGeneres
"Maggie Smith loves it. They'll be like 'can we have you back on set' and she's just like [imperious wave of the hand] 'not now.' "
— Lily James, Lady Rose on Downton Abbey
"...one of my favorite games ever, Bananagrams – a fun, fast,addictive word game that will become a family favorite"
— Katie Couric