WTH is this. They can’t just do that. Can they? 62 years, people! This is the kind of thing that needs to be grandfathered in by generation, there’s no way people are going to just up and change the way they play. Bull cocky.
In related news, Rooks can move diagonally now in chess.
Sure sign we are getting dumber and dumber: when Scrabble loosens its rules. My great grandmother is rollin’ in her grave right now.
Veken at Hyperallergic just alerted me to the fact that the federal government is still stuck in the 1980’s (surprise, surprise!) and, although he’d like to donate blood, he can’t:
Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts called today for the Food and Drug Administration to lift a “discriminatory” ban on gay men donating blood.
“Not a single piece of scientific evidence supports the ban,” the Democratic senator said in a statement. “A law that was once considered medically justified is today simply outdated and needs to end, just as last year we ended the travel ban against those with HIV.”