I’m usually not very sympathetic to arguments that the big corporations are destroying our culture. But then I hear something like this and I have to wonder. Mattel is changing the rules of Scrabble to allow proper nouns.
Late Update: Alas, some utterly spoilsport readers have pointed out that the BBC report was, shall we say, a tad overstated.
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