Education News Archive - April 27, 2006

By Tom Coombe, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Apr. 27--Study hall, the sacred time of the school day that lets students catch up on sleep, gossip and homework, has begun to disappear from the academic world.

Word of the Day
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)