I am writing to you today from Bozeman, MT, the city where I was born and—for some time—raised. We traveled here to celebrate my grandmother’s 90th birthday – everyone calls her Nana – all of us. My mother had eight children, and most of them had children.
I was the eldest of the grandchildren. I have cousins who are younger than my children. Several of my cousins have a small brood of youngsters. The family grows and spreads like branches on a large green tree. At its center is Nana. (However, to be fair, it was once an offshoot in this analogy, of another tree—families are probably more like the root systems of aspen trees, which form a wonderful web underground.)
Be that as it may, it is from this beautiful city in the Gallatin Valley that I am writing these words. These days, Bozeman is made more famous – ironically – by The Taylor Sheridan Show Yellowstone Which himself takes the trappings of an anticolonial short quotation about the restless outsiders who have descended upon these lands like vultures: Californians, coastal elites, and hedge fund managers seeking to dislodge the Duttons. There are bits and pieces of truth in this show, but only bits and pieces. There are few dramatic street fights or office building bombings. Strangers should fear winter the most.
Your Wednesday Wordle puzzle is:
What has roots no one sees,
taller than trees
up, it’s up,
Yet never grow?
I will post the answer tomorrow!
For now, we’re here for Wordle, and so will we!
How to solve Wordle today
hint: Wordle’s favorite opening guess for many.
Hint: This word has more consonants than vowels.
Wordle Bot Analysis
Today, instead of posting a summary of my guesses, I’m posting a comparison of my guesses and Wordle Bot. This is partly bragging. You beat the robot by two! The most important thing is to emphasize the importance and value of a sense of humor. Allow me to explain.
my opening guess, speak, It left me with 267 solutions left as analyzed by Wordle Bot. Not great! my second guess, Later, I reduced that to just 25. Much better, sure, but still a long way off.
At this point, I had a lot of words to choose from and I knew that, but I knew one of the possible options was Crane, Once selected #1 Wordle Bot by slate took over. I thought, “Oh, wouldn’t it be funny if that was the word and I decided to guess it today!” So I picked it for my third pick and much to my amusement, all the boxes turned green.
Today’s result: I wish this was Friday 2XP! Get 1 point for guessing in three points and 1 point for beating Wordle Bot with a total of 2 points! estate!
The origin of the word Wordle today
The word “crane” has an interesting etymology. It originated from the Old English word “crane”, which can be traced back to the Proto-Germanic word “crane” or “crana-“. This Proto-Germanic root is thought to derive from the Proto-Indo-European root “*gerh₂-,” meaning “to shout” or “to call.”
The association between the crane and the word “crane” comes from the bird’s distinctive loud and ringing call, which is similar to the sound of a trumpet. Bird sounds have played a role in shaping word development in different languages.
It is worth noting that the word “crane” is closely related to many other Germanic languages. For example, in German the word for crane is “Kranich”, and in Dutch it is “kraanvogel”. These homophones reflect the common heritage of these languages.
In general, the etymology of the word “crane” indicates a connection between the sounds of birds and the name given to them in various Germanic languages.
Play competitive Wordle against me!
I’ve been playing a brawler game of PvP Wordle against my enemy Wordle but. Now you must play against me! I can be your opponent! (And your handy Wordle guide, of course). You can also play against a bot if you have a New York Times subscription.
- Here are the rules: 1 point For a wordle in 3 guesses.
- 2 points To get it in two guesses.
- 3 points To get it at one guess.
- 1 point to hit Eric
- 0 points To get it in 4 guesses.
- -1 point To get it in 5 guesses.
- -2 points To get it in 6 guesses.
- -3 points for his loss.
- -1 point for losing to Eric
You can either keep a running tally of your score if that’s your jam or just play day in and day out if you prefer.
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