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Scrabble Day

Scrabble Day


The Nation observed National Scrabble Day on April 13th 2020. It celebrated the popular board game on the birthday of its inventor, Alfred Mosher Butts. Originally the game was named Lexiko and then Criss-Cross Words, Alfred Mosher Butts eventually settled on the name Scrabble. The amateur artist and unemployed architect developed the word game in the midst of the depression. It wasn't until 1948 a final name change and a trademark that Butts finally began to produce the game.


Have you ever played Scrabble before? Do you know how to play? Who did you play with? What rules do you need to follow?


Scrabble is played with two to four players who score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game  board marked with a 15 x 15 grid.

Click on the YouTube video below to learn how to play.



How to Play Scrabble

Now you are ready to play Scrabble! To make the game more exciting play against someone at home.


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