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Wordle: The best word to start the game, according to a language researcher

How to find the best first guess?

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

David Sidhu | The Conversation
If you’ve been on any social media platform in the past two weeks, you’ve probably seen a grid of green, yellow and black squares. This is the latest pandemic phenomenon called Wordle – a free online game that gives users a new word puzzle each day. It was created by Josh Wardle for his crossword-loving partner. As of January 10, the game has 2.7 million players.

In Wordle, players have six tries to guess a target five-letter word. Every time they make a guess, they are told which letters in their guess are in the word and in the correct position
Topics : Games

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First Published: Jan 30 2022 | 8:04 AM IST

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