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HANGMAN(6)							   Games Manual 							HANGMAN(6)

hangman - Computer version of the game hangman SYNOPSIS
/usr/games/hangman DESCRIPTION
In hangman, the computer picks a word from the on-line word list and you must try to guess it. The computer keeps track of which letters have been guessed and how many wrong guesses you have made on the screen in a graphic fashion. FILES
/usr/dict/words On-line word list AUTHOR
Ken Arnold 4th Berkeley Distribution May 20, 1985 HANGMAN(6)

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WORDS(5)						     Linux Programmers Manual							  WORDS(5)

manx - a list of Manx Gaelic words DESCRIPTION
/usr/share/dict/manx is an ASCII file which contains an alphabetic list of words, one per line. FILES
/etc/dictionaries-common/words is a symbolic link to a /usr/share/dict/<language> file. /usr/share/dict/words is a symbolic link to /etc/dictionaries-common/words, and is the name by which other software should refer to the system word list. See select-default- wordlist(8) for more information. The directory /usr/share/dict can contain word lists for many languages, with name of the language in English, e.g., /usr/share/dict/french and /usr/share/dict/danish contain respectively lists of French and Danish words if they exist. Such lists should be coded using the ISO 8859-1 character set encoding. SEE ALSO
ispell(1), select-default-wordlist(8), and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard. HISTORY
The words lists are not specific, and may be generated from any number of sources. The system word list used to be /usr/dict/words. For compatibility, software should check that location if /usr/share/dict/words does not exist. AUTHOR
Word lists are collected and maintained by various authors. Linux 16 July 2002 WORDS(5)
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