From a games site: dialect clash

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri May 31 19:07:49 UTC 2013

I vaguely remember this game. I didn't care for it too much. Wikipedia has an article on it:

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

On May 31, 2013, at 12:02 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at> wrote:

> "=E2=80=A6 a new game, called "Dots," that is very similar to the board gam=
> e,
> "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.

The American Dialect Society -

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