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    Mordecai Meirowitz

    Jew Score:
    11

    I4

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    K3
    1930 —

    Who doesn't love Wordle, the little word game that has
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    the
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    ? We play
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    day ourselves.

    But Wordle isn't exactly unique.
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    were similar
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    that came before. In fact, its origins can be traced back to Mastermind, a children's
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    game with different colored pegs. It was invented by a Romanian-born Israeli Jew, Mordecai Meirowitz, in 1970.

    And Mastermind itself can
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    its origins back to "
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    and Cows", a computer game written back in the 1960s. It used numbers, not letters or colors.

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    , there are no original
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    left.

    Verdict: Jew.

    May 11, 2022

    See Also

    Abe Bookman

    Joshua Lionel Cowen

    Hasbro

    Melissa & Doug

    Leonard Stern
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