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Barbadian innovator mixes fun with knowledge in new board game

December 6, 2021

Moved by a desire to encourage young people to use the dictionary more, a local author and chemist has developed a board game.

“World-O-Words” is the brainchild of Dr Harold Gibbs – the winner of an Innovation Award back in 2012.

The game is similar to Scrabble.

Dr Gibbs says his game is created by using prefixes and suffixes together to former larger words.

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Senior Business Development Officer at the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation, Ryan Nurse, says the BIDC as the development arm of government has assisted in turning ideas into products.

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