Another Tuesday, another Wordley. We’re still fresh off the Super Bowl, which was a helluva game, although I’m sad the 49ers didn’t win. Not that I’m a fan of either team or really care much about the result, but you have to pick a side and I wanted the team that hasn’t won since the 90s to take it home. He fought at every step.
This Odin Day is also Valentine’s Day, so I have to write some extra lovey dovey Wordle guides tomorrow! Maybe a Valentine-themed puzzle for Wordley Wednesday. , , ,
For now, let’s do this Wordley.
How to solve today’s wordle
Signal: There are far more consonants in this word than vowels.
Every day I check the Wordle bot to see how I did. You can check your Wordles with Wordle Bot right here,
Was my clue there too? I wonder if you can decide the title of the film-Go-This points you a little towards Wordley. Get out, run, etc. started! Shoe!
My own guessing game was very lucky today. peach I only found a few yellow boxes but found out there were only 59 words left. CleanUnfortunately this number remained only five but then my real luck shined. i just liked run Above any of the others I could think of. It’s such a cool word and you rarely hear it! run Yes you dirty kids! get off my lawn!
competitive wordley score
I get one point for guessing three and 0 for tying the guessing bot Trace / Carrom / Scrum. Carrom? seriously? (Note: Carrom is a stroke in billiards in which the cue ball strikes two consecutive balls – and now you know!)
Today’s Word Etymology
The origin of the term “scrum” dates back to the early 20th century, often attributed to American English slang. It is used as an imperative verb meaning “go away” or “go quickly.” The etymology of “scrum” is somewhat obscure, but there are a few theories about its origin:
- Variation of ‘Melee’: One theory suggests that “scrum” may have originated as a shortening or variation of the word “scramble,” meaning to move rapidly or quickly.
- Possible German or Jewish influence: Another theory proposes that it may be derived from a German or Jewish word. The German verb “schramann” means to move quickly or to run away, which may have influenced the English “scram”. Similarly, in Hebrew, “labor” can mean departure or going away, which also matches the meaning of “labor.”
- Military Slang: It is also likely that it originated as military slang during the First or Second World War, used among soldiers to mean “get out” or “move quickly”, especially in situations of urgency or danger. In.
Although the exact origin is not known with certainty, these theories suggest that “scrum” emerged as either a linguistic abbreviation, a borrowing from another language, or a product of military or slang usage, which became popular in the 20th century. Reflects early informal and rapid speech patterns. , This word reflects the urgency and immediacy of departure, which has allowed it to remain in use to this day to ask someone to leave quickly.