How likely are two identical Scrabble hands?
What are the odds of drawing the seven letters which spell "janitor" in a turn of Scrabble - in two separate games?
That happened to one More or Less listener, so presenter Tim Harford asked software designer Mike Thelen, who runs Zyzzyva, a word adjudication programme which is used at various Scrabble tournaments, to crunch the numbers.
09 Sep 2011
- From the section UK