Education News Archive - January 23, 2007
By Scott Waldman, Erie Times-News, Pa. Jan. 23--The 435 miles of Pennsylvania that stand between Simon Campbell's Yardley home and the Millcreek Township School District have not diminished his concern about the possibility of a teachers strike.
Word of the Day
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.