Monday, April 13, 2015
National Scrabble Day
For the Scrabble lover in your life we have vintage scrabble tile made into pendants using silver.
In 1931 an unemployed architect , Alfred Mosher Butts created the game "Lexiko" which was changed to "criss-Cross Words" and later came to be known as Scrabble.
This very popular game is played with two to four players whom score points by forming words from individual letter tiles that have points on them, on a game board marked with a 15x15 grid.
, the name Scrabble is
trademarked by Hasbro, inc. Scrabble is sold in 121 countries with 29 different
language versions. Worldwide, over one hundred
and fifty million sets have been sold. It
is United States
no possible to play Scrabble in Japanese's or Chinese, but they play in English with a rule book in their own language.
- Scrabble became a daytime game show on NBC
1989 - The highest score for one game is 1049 by Philip Appleby from Lymington
1995 - Underwater Scrabble was played at
using special laminated
boards and tile Portsmouth University
with led weights.
- Scrabble was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame
2014 - Scrabble added a new word to the official player's dictionary. Geocache is the first time the
Scrabble dictionary has ever included a word that was voted on by the fans and it's the first major
update to the Scrabble dictionary in nearly a decade
National Scrabble Day is celebrated today in honor of the birth of Alfred Mosher Butts, born on April
To celebrate today, get some friends together and play a game
of Scrabble or Words with Friends (not actually the same, but it will due).