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Daily Reader: Edition #103

Learn 67 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. Why Do So Many People Think They Need Gluten-Free Foods?
Slate Magazine, 2/26/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 32

Slate: Why Do So Many People Think They Need Gluten-Free Foods?

Up to one-quarter of all consumers now want gluten-free food, even though only one person in 100 has celiac disease, the autoimmune disorder worsened by gluten ingestion. What's the deal? Read more and learn vocabulary words like deficiency, delectable, dismiss, humility, immune, mediocre, placebo, reputable, and subjective.

2. Dolphins May Call Each Other by Name
Wired, 2/20/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

Wired: Dolphins May Call Each Other by Name

What might dolphins be saying with all those clicks and squeaks? Each other’s names, suggests a new study of the so-called signature whistles that dolphins use to identify themselves. Read more and learn vocabulary words like allied, argot, captive, cognitive, distinctive, engaging, implausible, interpretations, proposition, and vocalizations.

3. Must-Reads from Around the World
Time, 2/26/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

Time: Must-Reads from Around the World

Here's a great article to catch you up on news from around the world including the aftermath of the Russian Meteor, update on Indian Child Laborers, and more. Read more and learn vocabulary words like corruption, decrepit, duty, generates, implemented, mandates, opposition, strait, synthetic, and trajectory.

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