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Daily Reader: Edition #67

Learn 66 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. Defend Your Show: Why You Should Still Be Watching The Simpsons
Wired, 1/7/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Wired: Defend Your Show: Why You Should Still Be Watching The Simpsons

Yes, that's right. The Simpsons are still on TV after 23.5 years! Read why this writer thinks the show is still worth watching and learn vocabulary words like ado, anarchy, apocalypse, conventional, debuted, descent, humanity, oriented, parodied, premise, reaction, recurring, throttle, and vivid.

2. Downton Abbey Watch: A Wedding and Some Unexpected News
Time Magazine, 1/7/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

Time: Downton Abbey Watch: A Wedding and Some Unexpected News

Missed the first episode of Downton Abbey this Sunday? Check out this recap and learn vocabulary words like aggravate, annotate, attribute, banter, convalescing, demoted, diverting, dowager, excess, jaunty, lineage, mangled, manipulates, ominous, plucky, and reforming.

3. The Sustainable Meat of the Future: Mealworms?
Smithsonian Magazine, 12/19/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

Smithsonian: The Sustainable Meat of the Future: Mealworms?

It might seem disgusting, but a new study indicates that insects like mealworms might be the climate-friendly protein alternative of the future. Read more and learn vocabulary words like absurd, assessment, consumption, cultivated, edible, efficient, emitted, expend, profound, prospect, reluctant, ruminants, species, and widespread.

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