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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
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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