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2008-08-10 15:00:38

The undersized, seventh-grade boy slumps in his chair, seething. His minimalist responses are grunts at worst, a mumbled phrase at best. Sometimes he responds merely by glaring into the eyes of the questioner. The adults sigh helplessly. The boy has been arrested for harassing and cyber-bullying a girl who used to be a good friend. When her parents caught him making a threatening phone call, they called the police. They're furious. His dad's pretty upset, too. He's done his best since...

Word of the Day
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.