The Thimble Will No Longer Pass Go In Monopoly
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Monopoly, the board game, is getting a revamp. Makers of the game want to pick the next generation of game pieces, you know, the car, the battleship, the top hat.
RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:
Keep it upside down for luck.
INSKEEP: OK. Hasbro is holding a worldwide contest allowing people to vote on the tokens, and the people have spoken. The thimble will no longer pass go. A youngest sibling on our staff is happy never to be stuck again with what's arguably the lamest token. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.