Saturday, July 5, 2014

Fact of the Day: Wally Waldo

The beloved puzzle book Where's Waldo series is not its true name. While Americans and Canadians know him as Waldo, his real name (as it is in Great Britain) is Wally. 

15 comments:

DeniseinVA said...

One of those fun facts I enjoy finding out about. Thanks Adam!

Bob Bushell said...

Wally, ah, I love him.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I wonder why they changed it for the North American market?

Pat Hatt said...

Start with the same letter at least

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Weird that they changed it

stephen Hayes said...

Interesting.

jaybird said...

Wally, huh? Who knew? Great fact Adam.

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

really?

Christine said...

lol, had no idea!

Fundy Blue said...

My students loved the Wally books. I even had Wally jigsaw puzzles for them to put together at different times over the years.

Anna and Klaudia said...

Interesting post :)

Unknown said...

Are you kidding??? ahahahahah

Alessandra said...

We call him Wally in New Zealand too!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Interesting. I wonder why it's different here.

Theresa Mahoney said...

Wally sucks. I'll stick with Waldo.