plethora of pastimes
Paragon of Pastimes
Political Paradigms
Promoting Principles
Passages of People
places to play
Patterns of Pedagogy
Pragmatic Pedagogy
Pernicious Pastimes
Pieces and Parodies
Performing Pastimes
Playing and Portraying
Paradigms of Prosperity
Crossword Puzzle

Scrabble. Production and Marketing Company, 1948.

Scrabble, formerly known as “Criss-Cross Words,” was invented during the Great Depression by Alfred Mosher Butts. Butts was an unemployed architect who wanted to produce a game that combined words and chance. Scrabble has become one of the world’s most popular games, promoting instruction in vocabulary and spelling, as well as a lifelong passion for words.




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