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The town hall format, combined with the explosive nature of the revelations on the campaign trail over this last week, promised a wild evening, and the event did not disappoint. Continue reading...
The first and only vice-presidential debate was held on October 4, 2016 in Farmville, Virginia. Governor Mike Pence of Indiana, Donald Trump's running mate, and Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, Hillary Clinton's choice for number two on the ticket, exchanged ideas and sometimes insults. Continue reading...
Teachers, administrators, and students, it's go time! The Vocabulary Bowl officially kicks off tomorrow, October 1, and runs through April 30, 2017. The seven-month word learning competition culminates next spring with top schools celebrating at trophy ceremonies, getting media coverage, enjoying local celebrity appearances, and more! Continue reading...
The first presidential debate between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump was held on September 26, 2016. Whatever your political affiliation, from a vocabulary perspective it was an intriguing contest. Continue reading...
Fitzgerald chose words with precision, and took into account not just their inherent meanings, but also how their use would serve to establish the traits of his characters. Continue reading...
As Harry Potter and the Cursed Child dominates book sales and the play entertains London audiences night after night, we examine the sources and humor of spell names in the entire Harry Potter series. Continue reading...
To mark Bruce Springsteen wrapping up his summer tour and his autobiography, perhaps it is appropriate to look at a side of Springsteen that doesn't get enough attention -- Springsteen the wordsmith. Continue reading...
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