National Crossword Puzzle Day
This National Crossword Puzzle Day is a great opportunity to sharpen your pencils, and your mind! These word-twisting word games will help you expand your vocabulary and improve your problem solving skills. Crosswords are a great way to expand your vocabulary and problem solving skills. Arthur Wynne invented the modern version of these ancient puzzles. He was a British-born journalist and violinist who immigrated to Pennsylvania at the age of 19. A century later, everyone who is somewhat confident in their grey cells output is writing carbon-made capital letters on a piece crumpled newspaper every day. There are many mental benefits to stimulating the brain through games and mental challenges. One could even say that “A crossword puzzle every day keeps Alzheimer’s away” (all other factors aside). You can create your own crossword puzzle online or join your local crossword tournament. There are many crossword types to choose from, including Finish, arroword and diagramless. It’s a great way to sharpen your brain and enjoy the written word. Participation in the international crossword puzzle competitions is possible. This allows cruciverbalists from around the globe to compete to solve their crosswords in record times. These linguists are like Olympic athletes. They search through every dictionary to find the most obscure and rare words and do multiple crosswords per day to make sure they’re at their best. This National Crossword Puzzle Day is your chance to get out and enjoy a new hobby and expand your vocabulary.