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Education News Archive - April 26, 2009

A Michigan high school student who got perfect scores on three college entrance tests may have the math skills to calculate the odds of doing what she did.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.