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Education News Archive - April 12, 2008

By Laurie Fox, The Dallas Morning News Apr.

By Staci Hupp, The Dallas Morning News Apr. 12--Sam Smith is going to Baylor University for free, and he thanks his high school for it. L.D. Bell High School in Hurst singled out Mr. Smith as a sophomore for his promising score on the Preliminary SAT college entrance exam.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • 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'.
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