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Education News Archive - December 19, 2005

CHICAGO _ By anyone's measure, Bridget Brown has had a successful high school career. At Hinsdale Central high school in Illinois, she was on the speech team, snagged roles in two plays and never missed a dance. Now, like so many of her peers, she is focused on continuing her education.

Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.