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Say What?

Ever read a Where’s Waldo? book?  Waldo isn’t just a guy’s name.  It’s also the word for a kind of machine most of us have in our homes.  A “waldo” is any device that can be used to do something … Continue reading

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Say What?

If you drop a water balloon from the top of a building it might go “splat!” when it hits the ground.  But hundreds of years ago, the word “splat” meant something else entirely.  ”Splat” was the word for the piece … Continue reading

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Say What?

Ribbit.  Who is the best-known amphibian in the world?  Probably Kermit the Frog.  Lots of kids know about him and his favorite pig.  But “frog” isn’t just a word used to tailless amphibians.  ”Frog” is also the word for the … Continue reading

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