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Blogger Raises Worldwide Awareness For School Lunches
2012-06-19 06:16:51

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com "My dad says I should call myself Veritas Ex Gustu, truth from tasting in Latin but who knows Latin? You can call me Veg.” These were the introductory words posted by 9-year-old Martha Payne, the blogger behind NeverSeconds. Her blog, which features images of school lunches complete with a rating scale, recently launched an international debate on food and nutrition. Payne decided to start blogging at the end of April about school lunches in Scotland....

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.