Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Published on 20 Nov 2020

In honour of next week being National Game and Puzzle Week, here is today's game-themed Fun Fact! 

Did you know that...

"There are plenty of passionate Scrabble fans out there, but it might be hard to top the stunt that two of them pulled to celebrate the game's 60th birthday. In 2008, two skydivers played a short but sweet game after jumping out of a plane high above Florida. Of course, to keep the game intact, they made a specially reinforced wooden board and super-sticky adhesive pieces. Other extreme fans played the game inside a lion cage and an alligator park." (Latham, 2020)

 BONUS FACT: The word 'Railway' is worth 13 points in scrabble! (Source: https://www.wordkeg.com/word/railway

References: 

Latham, Saundra. (2020 March 30). 22 Things You Didn't Know About Your Favorite Board Games. Retrieved from Cheapism: https://blog.cheapism.com/board-game-trivia/#slide=5 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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