I’m having some strange amnesia lately. I’ve asked myself several times wordle hint today “What day is it?” Is it the weekend? A weekday? I can’t recall. It’s all blurring together. Time is a flat circle.
I thought I might attempt a remedy by looking up today’s famous birthdays, and here’s what I found:
- William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) – An Irish poet and playwright, Yeats won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923 for his profound and artistic poetry.
- Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) – An English crime writer and playwright, Sayers is known for her detective novels featuring the character Lord Peter Wimsey.
- Christo (1935-2020) – A Bulgarian-born artist, Christo was famous for his large-scale environmental artworks, often involving wrapping structures or landscapes with fabric.
- Malcolm McDowell (born 1943) – A British actor, McDowell is known for his iconic role as Alex DeLarge in the film “A Clockwork Orange” (1971) and has had a prolific career in film and television.
- Tim Allen (born 1953) – An American comedian and actor, Allen rose to fame with his role as Tim “The Toolman” Taylor in the television sitcom “Home Improvement” and as the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the “Toy Story” franchise.
- Ally Sheedy (born 1962) – An American actress, Sheedy gained recognition for her roles in films such as “The Breakfast Club” (1985) and “Short Circuit” (1986).
- Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen (born 1986) – American actresses and fashion designers, the Olsen twins rose to prominence as child stars in the television series “Full House” and later established successful fashion brands.
Lots of famous actors and writers, I guess.
Alright, let’s do this Wordle.
How To Solve Today’s wordle hint
Another day guessing in four, no thanks to my opening guess, choir, which left me with a whopping 647 remaining solutions. Slate slashed that down to just 9, and flung got rid of the rest, leaving me with just one: plunk for the win!
Today’s Score: I tied the Bot today so that’s zero points plus zero points for guessing in four for a grand total of zero, zilch, zip. Nada.
quordle today Wordle Etymology
The word “plunk” originated in the United States in the early 19th century and has its roots in the English language. Its etymology is not entirely clear, but it is believed to be an onomatopoeic word that imitates the sound produced when a solid object, usually something heavy, falls or is dropped with a dull, heavy, or hollow sound.
The term “plunk” first appeared in the American English lexicon as a verb, meaning to drop or fall heavily or abruptly. It is often associated with the sound produced when a solid object hits a surface, such as a heavy book being dropped on a table or a stone falling into water. Over time, the term also came to be used as a noun, referring to the sound itself or a short, sharp musical note produced on a stringed instrument.
The word “plunk” is similar in sound and meaning to other onomatopoeic words, such as “plump” or “plunket,” which also convey the idea of something heavy or solid dropping or falling. However, “plunk” specifically became associated with the particular sound and action it represents.
It’s worth noting that “plunk” has also been used in various other contexts and with different meanings. For example, in informal language, it can be used to describe the action of sitting or plopping down heavily or unceremoniously. Additionally, “plunk” can refer to a style of banjo playing characterized by the use of all fingers to strike the strings simultaneously, creating a distinctive percussive sound.
Play Competitive Wordle Against Me!
I’ve been playing a cutthroat game of PvP Wordle against my nemesis Wordle But. Now you should play against me! I can be your nemesis! (And your helpful Wordle guide, of course). You can also play against the Bot if you have a New York Times subscription.
- Here are the rules:1 point for getting the Wordle in 3 guesses.
- 2 points for getting it in 2 guesses.
- 3 points for getting it in 1 guess.
- 1 point for beating Erik
- 0 points for getting it in 4 guesses.
- -1 point for getting it in 5 guesses.
- -2 points for getting it in 6 guesses.
- -3 points for losing.
- -1 point for losing to Erik
You can either keep a running tally of your score if that’s your jam or just play day-to-day if you prefer.
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