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The Learning Network Blog: What Hobbies Have Been Passed Down in Your Family?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 9:26am
What activities and hobbies are shared among members of your family?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | A Dialect Map of the United States

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:30am
What are the most surprising differences in regional pronunciations and words used to describe the same thing?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, Jan. 2, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:24am
Can you define “spasmodically,” as it is used in the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | exigency

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 4:01am
This word has appeared in two New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Strauss: Words that should be banned in 2014 (selfie, twerk, etc.)

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 1:15am

Here’s the 2014 list of words that Lake Superior State University in Michigan has deemed should be banished from overuse. The school, which has been issuing the list for 39 years, seeks nominations yearround and then puts out a list of 13 winners. The No. 1 word: “selfie.”

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Loan Monitor Is Accused of Ruthless Tactics on Student Debt

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/01/2014 - 9:42pm
As the Educational Credit Management Corporation fights borrowers who file for bankruptcy on federal loans, there is growing concern over its collection practices.
    





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