Seventy five years ago, the game of Scrabble was invented, and in those 75 years, the letter values haven’t really changed. But is a Q still the same value as a Q seventy five years ago? One researcher thinks not, and would like Scrabble to alter the letter values in the game based on the actually frequency of how they are used.
In the world of linguistics, English has almost always been classified as a West Germanic language, in the same family a German, Dutch and Frisian. However, a pair of cunning linguists are now arguing that English is actually a Scandinavian language, more related to Swedish, Danish and Norwegian.