The Scottish Sun reports that some prisoners are “paid to play” Scrabble, which hash infuriated the public. The public has been infuriated several times in recent history over reports of game consoles, televisions, and other such amenities in UK jails, whether paid for by taxes or by the prisoners and their families.

In this case, the Scrabble games are allegedly part of an education program, for which prisoners are paid when they take part.