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2008-07-14 12:00:51

By Christopher Ortiz, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 12--Inside a classroom at Jefferson Elementary on Thursday, students are sitting at their desks, pencils in hand, listening to their teacher talk about a magic pot that doubles anything put inside. The students at Jefferson, 1315 4th Ave., just started classes but no one is confused about what month it is. During this summer, about 722 students in Greeley-Evans School District 6 will spend part of their summer break in school....


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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