Education News Archive - December 31, 2008
A Michigan university has released its 34th annual list of words and phrases ripe for banishment from the English language, including green and maverick.
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."]