It seems that some of the strange words in English have become unavailable at the popular word reasoning game “Wordle”. It is considered that management has moved due to the acquisition of the US General Paper THE NEW YORK TIMES. Polygon has reported.

“Wordle” is a word injection game that boasts huge popularity centering on English language. Developers, Josh Wardle, an engineer based in New York, USA. It is a simple rule that estimates 5-character English words set daily, in six attempts. This work was widely spread across English-speaking users and a popular worker who played a daily basis. And on January 31 this year, the new York Times announces the acquisition of this work (related articles). This work, which has been published free of charge at, is currently shifted to the same page web ( Developer Wardle is also convincing, and the original version has not changed almost, and the operation was taken over in the format that can be played free of charge. In addition, we have also taken over play data so far from the old site, and it can be seen carefully.

However, about the “Wordle” the root of “Wordle” seems to have entered the new York Times hand after the operation was transferred. For example, some of the stains that could be used before relocation are not acceptable as words after transfer. Specifically, “Bitch”, such as “Bitch”, is rejected as “not in the word list”. The New York Times provides a word puzzle such as “Spelling Bee” and otherwise, and the same unsuitable words are regulated. It seems that some words were removed from the dictionary in light of the paper standards.

On the other hand, “Wordle” before relocation has been accepting how much stains were accepted. Although the address before relocation is already transferred to the new site, the Internet Archive has a Wordle with an old specification. When I entered a variety of words and disgrimatings as much as possible, I was able to accept and earn a word as a word I received a word. Moreover, it was confirmed that the original version was regulated by OK for words such as BITCH mentioned above. However, after transferring the site after relocation for other words, many words are used as it is. It is a state that is clearly recognized for angry words. In other words, although it is a fact that it was partially regulated by relocation, it seems that the impact is currently slight.

However, the New York Times comments “offensive words will be removed from the dictionary” for Polygon. It is said that it is still the way of the regulatory process. In other words, it seems that the word that can not be used in the future may increase.

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The reduction of the word dictionary is directly connected to the player’s disadvantage of the “Wordle” rule. Also, due to the nature of this work, if the player does not actively play the play screen, the input word does not touch the eyes of others. However, there will be in-house criteria as the new York Times. How does the “Wordle” “worrite criterion” change?