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Daily Reader: Edition #87

Learn 70 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. How Oreo Won the Marketing Super Bowl With a Timely Blackout Ad on Twitter
Wired, 2/4/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

Wired: How Oreo Won the Marketing Super Bowl With a Timely Blackout Ad on Twitter

This image ‒ attached to a tweet from the Oreo Twitter account ‒ became massively popular on social media during Super Bowl XLVII’s now infamous blackout. Read more and learn vocabulary words like agility, effective, engaged, equity, incorporates, propelled, relevance, saturated, and solitary.

2. Was Ist das Super Bowl? What Other Countries Say About the Big Game
The Atlantic, 2/1/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 35

The Atlantic: Was Ist das Super Bowl? What Other Countries Say About the Big Game

This past weekend, the Super Bowl was broadcast in 30 different languages in more than 185 countries. Ever wonder what people in other countries think of our Super Bowl festivities? Read more and learn vocabulary words like befuddling, bestowed, culled, hallowed, incomprehensible, musings, niche, savvy, spurn, and understatement.

3. Downton Abbey Wades Around in the Muck
The Atlantic, 2/4/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

The Atlantic: Downton Abbey Wades Around in the Muck

Things have been a bit depressing on Downton Abbey recently. Check out this recap of Sunday's episode to find out if life has improved for the inhabitants of our favorite manor home. Read more and learn vocabulary words like begrudge, blatant, comely, laden, levity, mired, monotonous, moribund, precarious, propriety, and unorthodox.

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