1920 Fad Crossword puzzles


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  • Who are you, and why are you in my house?
  • Okay tell me more, but first let's go stand by the fire to keep warm.
  • Hi, I'm Arthur Wynne from Liverpool, and I am credited as the inventor of the word game, but the world's first crossword puzzle too!
  • My first crossword puzzle was shared with the world in February 1922 in Pearson Magazine.
  • Interesting!
  • Most are found in newspapers, but some come in magazines as well!
  • Where could you find these crossword puzzles? I might want to go get one!
  • Crossword puzzles can be very time consuming, and this is mainly why they were such a big thing in the 1920's.
  • It became such a memorable thing when we decided to attach a pencil to be provided when being sold, this was a huge success!
  • This big hit lead to many newspapers wanting to publish our crossword puzzles!
  • I'll prepare us some tea, and you can tell me more about this huge success.
  • This creation sent my company through the roofs! We were booming!
  • Oh! My bad, they are a large amount of random letters on a page, inside the random letters there are specific words you need to find!
  • They sound so entertaining, but what exactly were they again?
  • Okay well I'll see you out the door, I'm too anxious to get my hands on one of these crossword puzzles!
  • Thanks for educating me with all the things I need to know about crossword puzzles! I can't wait to go and purchase one!
  • You're very welcome! Thank you for your great hospitality, and for listening to me tell you about my booming phenomenon!
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