Where is Scrabble manufactured?
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) _ Scrabble letter tiles, which had been produced exclusively in Vermont, are now being made in China, a company spokesman said Tuesday. The Bauhinia Limited Co. of Hong Kong is making the wooden game tiles and tile racks at its plant in Shanghai, China, Hasbro spokesman Mark Morris said.
Where did the name Scrabble come from?
IT WASN'T ALWAYS CALLED SCRABBLE. Butts named his game Lexico, then changed the name to Criss-Cross Words. His friend and eventual business partner James Brunot came up with the name Scrabble in the late 1930s.
What was the original name for the Scrabble board game?
Lexico9) The original name for Scrabble was 'Lexico'. 10) The original game did not have a board but was played with tiles only. 11) Alfred Butts, the inventor, decided on the frequency and distribution of letters by analysing the front page of the New York Times.
When was Scrabble first made?
1938Alfred Mosher Butts (April 13, 1899 – April 4, 1993) was an American architect, famous for inventing the board game Scrabble in 1938.