EPISODE 5: A Meditation on Scrabble

Mike Vuolo talks to Word Freak author Stefan Fatsis about the nature of language in Scrabble.

Does Scrabble in fact celebrate language? Or does it merely reduce English to a set of mathematical symbols and probability calculations? Mike Vuolo talks to Word Freak author and competitive Scrabble player Stefan Fatsis about how a math game disguised as a word game nevertheless unlocks the essential beauty of the English language.

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