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2008-07-25 12:00:48

By David Lauderdale, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jul. 25--Suppose for a moment that you lived on a barrier island and didn't know the difference between an ebb-tidal delta and a Pleistocene upland. You would have a hard time understanding the shifting sands and boggy mush we live on -- which makes it harder to appreciate it, love it, fight for it and protect it. That explains the importance of a new book by two scientists who have spent more than 30 years studying our...


Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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