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Education News Archive - January 21, 2006

By Karen Owen, Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky. Jan. 21--People with large families say strangers often ask them if they have a "blended" family. Folks assume all those children didn't come from the same mom and dad.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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