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Daily Reader: Edition #148

Learn 59 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles about fun ways to celebrate a belated Star Wars Day, why your grocery store has cameras, and a look inside one of America's best high schools.

1. Yoda Soda and Chewbacca Baseball: The Best Ways to Spend Star Wars Day
Wired, 5/4/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Wired: Yoda Soda and Chewbacca Baseball: The Best Ways to Spend Star Wars Day

Did you miss Stars Wars Day — May the Fourth — over the weekend? It's not too late to celebrate! Read more, check out the slideshow, and learn vocabulary words like alliance, burlesque, commemorate, legion, millennium, proliferate, pun, quips, reprise, and sacrosanct.

2. Why Your Grocery Store Is Installing Military Cameras
Popular Science, 5/2/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 12

Popular Science: Why Your Grocery Store Is Installing Military Cameras

The next time you visit your grocery store, keep an eye out for cameras that track where you walk and what you buy. Read more and learn vocabulary words like absurd, camouflage, conceal, devised, imply, logic, mundane, petty, and spectrum.

3. Inside Bartow High, One of America’s Best High Schools
The Daily Beast, 5/6/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26

The Daily Beast: Inside Bartow High, One of America’s Best High Schools

Bartow High was recently ranked No. 2 on a list of America’s best high schools — see what life is like for Bartow students. Read more and learn vocabulary words like epicurean, fluent, integrated, microcosm, paraphrasing, precise, precursor, rigor, and thesis.

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