Wordle foils naked kidnapper | PC Gamer

No-one saw Wordle coming, and the daily word-guessing game has been such a viral success that the New York Times ended up paying a “seven figure” sum to add it to its puzzle offering. Attention on this scale has led, of Of course, to the usual array of copycats, tributes, and odd stories about the gameā€”but this is something else.

CBS reports that 80 year-old grandmother Denyse Holt was rescued following a 17-hour hostage ordeal. Police were alerted by Ms Holt’s daughter, who was disturbed when her mum had not, as was her habit, sent over her solution to the daily Wordle challenge.