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Education News Archive - December 06, 2006

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- QuestBridge, a national nonprofit that that connects talented, low-income students with top American colleges, today announced the winners of its prestigious College Match program.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.