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Laying tile…

The folks at Hasbro are sure to be receiving a slew of mail from AARP– Scrabble turns 60 this year.

Readers might enjoy this anniversary commercial…  and this xkcd cartoon tribute:

As we consult the dictionary, we might recall that it was on this date in 1814 that the first edition of a newspaper– The Times of London– to be printed on a steam-powered press hit the streets… and, as the steam press allowed much cheaper production of many more copies-per-day, mass media was born.

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November 29, 2008 at 1:01 am

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