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Petticoats and Georgette Heyer; our word of the week - Cotillion.

The word Cottilion first came into usage in France in the eighteenth century and was a dance comprising four couples in a square-shaped formation; it was the forerunner of the… 415 more words


Words of the Week 03/2015 - Bruce Lee

Words of the Week 03/2015

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee (born Lee Jun-fan; November 27th 1940 – July 20th 1973) was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do. 59 more words



Words of the Week!


periapt, n.
[‘ Something worn as a charm against illness, misfortune, etc.; an amulet.’]

“The white gold is not simply some arcane talisman or periapt.” 40 more words


Word Study

Just a reminder that our very first word study/spelling test is this Friday, January 23rd. The words are all from the “at” word family. We are also learning the last five words from Word Wall #2. 16 more words


Gore Vidal and Palimpsest - our word of the week.

In 1995, the American writer and political commentator and essayist Gore Vidal ¹ broke his own declared vow never to write a memoir. Palimpsest –  237 more words


Words of the Week

1. Hog > hawg

2. Dime > dyme

3. Corn > coren

4. Ugly > ugley

5. Genre > jaunrah

Words Of The Week

Words of the Week 02/2015 - Eminem

Words of the Week 02/2015


Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), best known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. 142 more words