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What’s Behind The Meteoric Rise Of Wordle?

Why this charming 3-minute word game became an overnight sensation

Image of wooden tiles with letters on them on a wooden table.
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Do you Wordle?

If you haven’t heard of it, I’m kind of surprised. In the last week or so, half the people I know have asked me if I play.

The speed at which this word game has gained popularity is astonishing. According to the New

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