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Education News Archive - June 06, 2007

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of ExxonMobil's celebration of its On the Run(R) convenience store conversion in the Memphis area, the company is donating $20,000 to be shared by four schools based on their progress and emphasis on math and science programs.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • 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.
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