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Susceptible (adj)

It’s April 23, and today is the anniversary of the opening of the first public school in America: The Boston Latin School opened on this day in 1635… 85 more words

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Word Root Worksheet: Nephr/o

Today is April 19. On this day in 1775, the Battles of Lexington and Concord occurred, which effectively began the American Revolution. Also on this day, in 1943, against odds by any definition impossible, the  71 more words

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Parsing Sentences: Conjunctions

Today is April 17. On this day in history, the United States launched the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, which, depending on whose version of history you subscribe to, was a turning point in our country’s history. 123 more words

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Squeamish (adj.)

Today is April 16. It’s the birthday of Charlie Chaplin, basketball legend and all-around cool guy Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (whom I am old enough to have seen play once, in the fieldhouse at the University of Wisconsin), and comedian and actor… 71 more words

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Word Root Exercise: My/o

Ok, it’s just before the final period on a Friday afternoon, and as I work to clear off my computer desktop before shutting down and leaving, I find that I left  63 more words

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