Answers to the Questions:Some of these make sense, some are pretty far out there. Instead of narrowing the field down, it seems all I did was open it up even farther. But, make your own decisions:
(These are the exact messages I received, edited only for spelling/grammar)
NEW- 1) Where did the game name 'Marco Polo' come from?
From a kids point of view marco polo was an explorer and I mean this is obvious but it was just named after him because it involves water and maybe whoever made it up was in an ocean playing this game or something along these lines :)
OLD- 2) Complete the verse...
The way it went when I was in elementary school is as follows:
OLD- 3) Where did the game name 'Red Rover' come from?:
The name Red Rover came from the people in the Yukon Territories. The
There were two military units and they were constantly trading soldiers.
Yes it does have something to do with the old military units there were
Actually, the name Red Rover comes from the ancient Tasmanians.
I'm pretty sure that "Red Rover" is named for Red Rover clover.
Red Rover came from a red dog.
OLD-4) Why is a tie in Tic-Tac-Toe called a Cat's Game?:
I think a tie in Tic Tac Toe is a Cat's Game because Tac spelled backwards is Cat.
I believe this comes from a tie being considered a "scratch game".
Tic Tac Toe ties are called cats game because no matter how hard a cat
I believe that it is a cat-mouse game.if not one of the two players
It's a game of skills the cat goes one way and the mouse goes another.
There was a tic on a tac on a cats toe.
Because cats scratch
[Here are 3 answers that are related. It's not definitive, but it's the best so far]
The reason it is called a Cat's game is that usually when the game
About Cat's Game in Tic Tac Toe--it is always possible to make a "C"
I always believed it was called Cat's Tail because one players X's or