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This Week in Words: December 1 - 7 , 2018

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George H.W. Bush (1924 -2018) Tribute List

George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President of the United States, died on November 30, 2018 at the age of 94. President Bush served his country in World War II, as Director of the C.I.A., and as Vice-President before being elected President in 1988. While he was not regarded as the most eloquent public speaker, these quotes display a folksy charm that endeared him to many.
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This Week in Words: November 24 - 30, 2018

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This Week in Words: November 10 - 16, 2018

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This Week in Words: November 3 - 9, 2018

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This Week in Words: October 28 - November 2, 2018

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This Week in Words: October 21- 27, 2018

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This Week in Words: October 13 – 20, 2018

News flash! We’ve rounded up the top words heard, read, debated and discussed in the news this week. Take a look back at the week that was, vocabulary style. What makes news is often a deviation from what is normal, and the greater the deviation, the more newsworthy the event. This week's words characterize something that's not quite right and the feelings and reactions that accompany such situations.
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This Week in Words: October 6 - 12, 2018

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This Week in Words: September 29 - October 5, 2018

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This Week in Words: September 22 - 28, 2018

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This Week in Words: September 15 - 21, 2018

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This Week in Words: September 8 - 14, 2018

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This Week in Words: September 1 - 7, 2018

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This Week in Words: August 25 - 31, 2018

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John McCain (1936 - 2018) Tribute List

Senator John McCain died on August 25, 2018 at the age of 81 after a long battle with brain cancer. McCain served in the US Navy as a bomber pilot, and survived several years in Vietnam as a prisoner of war. After retiring as a decorated war hero, he rose to national political prominence in the US Senate. He was defeated in two presidential bids, and was known as both a "non-nonsense" conservative and will be remembered as a figure of moral courage and bipartisan leadership.
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Neil Simon (1927 - 2018) Tribute List

Neil Simon died on August 26, 2018, at the age of 91. Simon was one of the most successful playwrights and screenwriters of the latter half of the twentieth century. He was best known as a comedy writer, having written hits like The Odd Couple. Mr. Simon won the Tony for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1991 for Lost in Yonkers.
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This Week in Words: August 18 - 24, 2018

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This Week in Words: August 11 - 17, 2018

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Aretha Franklin (1942 - 2018) Tribute List

Aretha Franklin, “The Queen of Soul,” died on August 16, 2018 at the age of 76. Franklin’s versions of songs like "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" and “Natural Woman” are all-time classics. Her career spanned multiple genres and six decades, during which she won 18 Grammy awards and sang for several US presidents. Franklin was awarded the US's highest civilian honor when President George W. Bush awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. Here are some words from her music.
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This Week in Words: August 6 - 10, 2018

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This Week in Words: July 28 - August 3, 2018

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This Week in Words: July 21 - 27, 2018

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This Week in Words: July 14 - 20, 2018

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This Week in Words: June 30 - July 6, 2018

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