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Education News Archive - May 09, 2008

By Bill Graves, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. May 8--Stephen Lam, the son of immigrants from China, took the most challenging courses at David Douglas High, studied five hours a day, earned straight A's.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.