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2008-04-28 13:45:16

Psychologists at the University of Liverpool have discovered that children as young as six are as adept at recognizing possible verbs and their past tenses as adults.In a study conducted by the University's Child Language Study Center, children aged between six and nine were given sentences containing made-up verbs such as "Ëœthe duck likes to spling' and were asked to judge the acceptability of possible past tense forms. The study focused on the process the children used to come to...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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