The most common letters in Wordle
Ta-da! The most common letters used in Wordle are E R A O T, according to an analysis of 221 games from Christopher Ingraham, a former Washington Post reporter.
Context: Invented by Josh Wardle, a software engineer in Brooklyn, to amuse his friends and partner, Wordle has become a daily obsession for many ( 🙋). The New York Times just paid in the "low-seven figures" to acquire the game.
The intrigue: The letter N is much less common in Wordle than real life.
- Orate could be a good starter word.
But: The deep dive didn't help Ingraham's gameplay.
- "It didn't make the game any easier for me, but I'm glad I know this information."