Where did hangman come from?

Answer Hangman is a word guessing game in which each wrongly guessed letter contributes to the completion of a drawing of a person hanging on a gallows. The game's exact origins are hidden in time, but it... Read More »

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How to Play Hangman?

Do you and a friend want to play hangman? Read this article and you'll be able to pass the time.

Where did hangman originate?

The word-guessing game of Hangman most likely originated in England during the Victorian era. It was mentioned in the 1894 book by Alice Bertha Gomme titled "Birds, Beasts and Fishes."Source:Helium... Read More »

Who was the hangman at Nuremberg?

Joseph Malta, a United States military policeman, was the hangman at Nuremberg on October 16, 1946. Malta, in a November 1996 interview with Jon Marcus for the Los Angeles Times, said he enjoyed ha... Read More »

Who invented the hangman game?

Although the inventor of Hangman is unknown, the game dates back to Victorian times. It was first mentioned in 1894 in "Traditional Games" by Alice Bertha Gomme. It went by the name Birds, Beasts a... Read More »