Education News Archive - March 24, 2008
Those graceful March Madness layups and 3-pointers can rack up more than NCAA scoreboard points. New research shows that college basketball and football winners indirectly boost the number of student applicants to their campuses.
Word of the Day
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.