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Daily Reader: Edition #127

Missed April Fool's Day yesterday? No fear! Thanks to The Atlantic, we have a recap for you.

Learn 75 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles about April Fool's Day 2013.

1. Is April Fools' Day the Worst Holiday?
The Atlantic, 4/1/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 30

The Atlantic: Is April Fools' Day the Worst Holiday?

Some people love April Fool's Day, while others hate it. Which camp are you in? These authors are unequivocal in their opinion of the holiday. Read more and learn vocabulary words like antics, caveat, consensus, dire, finesse, humility, irksome, reprieve, and saturation.

2. Jokes of the Day: April Fools Urbanist Round-Up
The Atlantic, 4/1/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

The Atlantic: Jokes of the Day: April Fools Urbanist Round-Up

Here's a recap of April Fool's Day jokes from around the web. My favorite is Virgin Atlantic's new glass-bottomed plane! Read more and learn vocabulary words like accountable, concedes, franchise, innovation, metropolitan, rampant, reclaim, urban, and utilitarian.

3. April Fools' Day News Stories That Weren't Jokes but Should Have Been
The Atlantic, 4/1/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

The Atlantic: April Fools' Day News Stories That Weren't Jokes but Should Have Been

Check out this recap of stories that many assumed were jokes, but were actually true! For example, the cold snap that killed all 300 performers in a German flea circus. Read more and learn vocabulary words like absurd, convention, embattled, ironic, ostensibly, ravaged, surreal, and whimsical.

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