“Fifty points, ha!” Emma chortled exuberantly.
“Qi?” Trevor said. “That’s not a word.”
Emma pushed the Scrabble dictionary at him. “Is too. Look it up. But if you lose the challenge, you lose your turn.”
“Fine, take your points,” Trevor huffed. “But I’m googling it anyway. Oh geez, Chinese life force, usually spelled c-h-i. No wonder I didn’t know it. That’s not a normal English word.”
Trev rolled his eyes and played “bitch,” but it was worth only 12 points.
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