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.
IN the United States, 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
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
- The highest score for one game is 1049 by Philip Appleby from Lymington
1995 - Underwater Scrabble was played at Portsmouth University using special laminated
boards and tile
2004 - 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).