The Iron Is Out, A Cat Is In As ‘Monopoly’ Changes Game Pieces
Filed by KOSU News in US News.
February 6, 2013
Scottie the dog is not going to like this news:
Monopoly fans have voted to add a cat to the game’s cast of eight playing pieces. Getting the boot: Well, it wasn’t the boot. It’s the iron that got flattened.
The results of Hasbro’s Facebook vote were revealed on NBC-TV’s Today Show.
We suspect iron is a victim of modern times and wrinkle-free technology. And, of course, the all-powerful cat lobby, which can overcome even the worst publicity.
This makes us wonder: [Copyright 2013 NPR]