From a games site: dialect clash

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri May 31 19:02:51 UTC 2013

"… a new game, called "Dots," that is very similar to the board game,
"Connect Four," that you might have played as a kid."

The game that *I* played as a kid was called "dots." This the first that
I've heard of any game called "connect four." But  the point of dots was to
connect four dots so as to make a square.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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