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{January 2, 2014}   Updating our vocabulary

Hey, Happy New Year!

As I promised, I am here to stay, and today, I want to share with you some VERY interesting links about vocabulary – worth sharing with students, too.

http://www.motherjones.com/mixed-media/2013/12/worst-words-2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-ball/7-things-you-totes-need-to-stop-saying-if-youre-over-30_b_4375298.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009

http://www.waywordradio.org/2013-words-of-the-year/

http://ht.ly/s1EyM

http://mentalfloss.com/article/49834/14-words-are-their-own-opposites

Finally, a must read article if you work in multiple contexts: 

http://www.npr.org/2013/12/29/257922222/closing-the-word-gap-between-rich-and-poor?utm_content=socialflow&utm_campaign=nprfacebook&utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook

 

 

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