The K is worth 5 points. That's right, folks, it's
NATIONAL SCRABBLE DAY!In the United States, the name Scrabble is a trademark of Hasbro, Inc.
The amateur artist and game's creator, Alfred Mosher Butts, was born on April 13, 1899, which is how the date for this holiday was chosen.
While a classic game with a real board and wooden letters is the best way to celebrte today, there are also alternatives.
Apps like "Words with Friends" and "Word Chums" paradoy the original game.
If putting words together isn't your game (ha), here's today's back-up holiday:
NATIONAL THOMAS JEFFERSON DAY.
"Thomas Jefferson called his election "the Revolution of 1800" because it marked the first time that power in America passed from one party to another. He promised to govern as he felt the Founders intended, based on decentralized government and trust in the people to make the right decisions for themselves." (US News)