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2008-07-09 12:00:24

By Amanda McGregor, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jul. 9--SALEM -- The Atlantic Ocean served as a classroom yesterday for students who mucked along the shore on a scientific mission. About 45 first- and second-graders from Saltonstall School crammed the shoreline at Forest River Park around 12:30 p.m. to watch a team of three state scientists wade into the water with a giant net to catch a haul of ocean critters. The children clamored and shrieked as they plucked crabs, flounder and...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'