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2008-06-21 09:00:37

By Ronnie Blair, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jun. 21--LAND O' LAKES -- It could have been a time for celebration when Sandra Toner's 10-year-old son, Jacob, conquered the third-grade FCAT reading exam, even if he did it with a minimal passing score. His success, though, came with a price.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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