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
- 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'.