Thursday, May 1, 2014

Fact of the Day: Draughts

While checkers is one of the most classic board games to ever exist, it isn't the true name of the game. It's proper name is Draughts as that's the name used for it in Great Britain. 

15 comments:

Kay said...

Really? Draughts? As in beer?

Bob Bushell said...

Why didn't you know, lol???????????

Anonymous said...

As you might have guessed, I knew this one ;)

Mary Kirkland said...

Interesting. I like this game too.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Checkers is a much funner name though :)

Beate said...

I had no idea! Love that game :)

Unknown said...

The best game of all times *__*

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Nicole

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Margaret D said...

I only know draughts and draughts, checkers here is Chinese checkers.

Margaret D said...

PS Like your new font and background.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Something new learned today...

Sharon said...

Yep we call it draughts here too :-)

stephen Hayes said...

I've heard of British people playing Droughts but didn't know this was checkers.

Pat Hatt said...

hmmmm checkers sounds better

Maude Lynn said...

I didn't know that!

Blue Grumpster said...

Finally something I did know.