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World Scrabble Day April 13

April 13 is World Scrabble Day

Brush up on your knowledge of Scrabble with these fun facts. Some may surprise you!

  • The game Scrabble was invented in 1938 by Alfred Mosher Butts, an American architect.
  • The original name for Scrabble was Lexico.
  • There is a Braille version of Scrabble for blind players.
  • The game of Scrabble is sold in 121 countries and it is available in 31 different languages.
  • John Travolta, Carol Burnett, and Jimmy Kimmel all love to play Scrabble.
  • If you lined up all the Scrabble tiles ever produced, they would make a line longer than 50,000 miles!
  • The World Scrabble Championship has been an open event since 2014.
  • It is possible to score 1782 points for the word oxyphenbutazone, placed strategically on the board.

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