Education News Archive - July 07, 2007
By Howard Mintz, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 7--This time each year, thousands of law school graduates like Santa Clara University's Meghan Piano retreat into a hermit's existence.
Word of the Day
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]