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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #12

Today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader features articles from The Atlantic:

1. Yes, This Ad Is Offensive. But Free Speech Rides Public Transit, Too
The Atlantic, 10/5/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 56

The Atlantic: Yes, This Ad Is Offensive. But Free Speech Rides Public Transit, Too

Where do we draw the line for free speech in advertising? Read this thought-provoking article and learn vocabulary words like ambiguous, bigoted, demean, derisive, imminent, incite, notable, spectrum, subjective, tolerate, and underscore.

2. How Columbus Day Fell Victim to Its Own Success
The Atlantic, 10/8/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 69

The Atlantic: How Columbus Day Fell Victim to Its Own Success

Columbus Day is perhaps the most controversial of all our federal holidays. Is it a celebration of our discovery or a celebration of mass genocide? Learn more in this article and learn vocabulary words like assimilate, capacious, credence, denigration, galvanize, horde, ineradicable, paradigmatic, solemn, and veneration.

3. Shorter Is Scarier: Why Horror Anthologies Need to Make a Comeback
The Atlantic, 10/8/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 30

The Atlantic: Shorter Is Scarier: Why Horror Anthologies Need to Make a Comeback

Are you getting excited for Halloween? Then you'll love this article about how terror is best delivered in small doses. Read more and learn vocabulary words like aesthetic, embody, evocative, genre, mode, pithy, renaissance, shun, sustained, and synonymous.

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