Education News Archive - April 17, 2007
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The Bridge of Vocabulary From Pearson Assessments Honored As Finalist in Association of Educational Publishers 2007 Distinguished Achievement Awards
Pearson Assessments today announced that The Bridg
Word of the Day
- A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
- A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).