In the present day’s ‘Wordle’ Phrase Of The Day Reply #226: Monday, January thirty first – ForbesAugust 18, 2022
This is right this moment’s Wordle phrase of the day for Monday, January thirty first.
Nicely it’s right here finally: The ultimate day of the primary month of 2022. Monday kicks off a brand new week and wraps up an outdated month, as January bows out and February brings a brand new month of puzzling to our each day grind.
For these of us who love phrase puzzles, Wordle has introduced a enjoyable little diversion into our lives. On daily basis there’s a brand new puzzle to resolve on the sport’s official web site. You received’t discover it on the App Retailer or Google Play or anyplace else. It’s free, ad-free and doesn’t require any form of signup or subscription.
And since Wordle solely provides up one phrase per day, it’s surprisingly non-addictive! All of that is profoundly refreshing in right this moment’s cell sport scene (word: You may play in your cellphone, pill or PC).
For these of you simply getting began, I’ve you lined with the next two articles.
In this primary one, I talk about the sport’s origin and find out how to play:
In this subsequent article, I talk about a number of suggestions that will help you get began fixing your each day Wordle:
You may as well watch my suggestions and tips video beneath:
As all the time, earlier than I get to right this moment’s answer I give you each a touch and a spoiler warning. Because the headline and subheadline of this publish indicate, I shall be offering the reply for right this moment’s Wordle beneath. The answer is forthcoming. When you don’t need to know, keep away from studying additional. Or simply learn the next trace to nudge you alongside the way in which:
In the present day’s Trace: The Left Hand Of Darkness.
In the present day’s Wordle reply
This was a fairly straightforward one besides that after I obtained 4 letters in the fitting spot it got here right down to a serious guessing sport that might have been thwarted had I guessed too many IGHT phrases earlier than deciding on LIGHT. Happily I knew ‘R’ was out (so no ‘RIGHT’ reply, because it have been) in addition to ‘S’ (get out of SIGHT!)
Going for ‘TIGHT’ was dangerous and didn’t repay.
Nonetheless, even thought ‘NIGHT’ was additionally off the mark, I got here to the ‘LIGHT’ earlier than losing any guesses on ‘FIGHT’ or ‘BIGHT’ (sure, it’s a factor and it doesn’t imply ‘BITE’) or ‘MIGHT’ or ‘WIGHT’—a phrase, had I used it for my closing guess, that might have haunted me to my core.
In any case, hopefully this shone some mild on right this moment’s puzzle. And undoubtedly try The Left Hand Of Darkness by Ursula Okay LeGuin. It’s a terrific science fiction novel. Right here’s the related citation from the e book:
“Mild is the left hand of darkness
and darkness the fitting hand of sunshine.
Two are one, life and loss of life, mendacity
collectively like lovers in kemmer,
like palms joined collectively,
like the tip and the way in which.”
Thanks for studying, fellow Wordlers! Swing again by later right this moment for the each day ‘Etymology Notes From My Father’ replace which I’ll add as quickly as he sends them to me! Good luck!
“In the present day’s phrase has two main traces of which means, from two traces of etymology. The shining mild comes from a Latin root (lucere, consider Lucifer), whereas the I-could-lose-a-few-pounds mild comes from a Greek root which means mild in movement or weight. After all, there are metaphorical makes use of, as in Jim Morrison’s “Come on, child, mild my fireplace,” or—and I apologize in the event you get this tune caught in your head—Debby Boone’s “You Mild up my Life.” So, you ask, what concerning the third type, LITE? That’s a contemporary marvel of promoting. How does one make a product stand out, say, amongst beers awash in blandness? Two selections. You might have a superb promoting marketing campaign, just like the one from Bud Mild. Or you possibly can go along with orthographic acrobatics to make folks take word. Voila, Miller Lite. The gross sales go up; the blandness abides.”
The Dude abides