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Daily Reader: Edition #233

Learn 70 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: Babe Ruth's fabulous summer of 1927, what's in store for fall stargazers, and the NFL's flabby arms race.

1. Babe Ruth’s Summer of Records
The Daily Beast, 9/29/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31

The Daily Beast: Babe Ruth’s Summer of Records

A new book brings you back to the magical summer of 1927 when baseball legend, Babe Ruth, went on a home run hitting streak. Read more and learn vocabulary words like guile, imperturbable, jubilant, methodical, muted, pious, and retrospect.

2. Skywatch: October packs planetary punch, rare shadow dance
Washington Post, 9/28/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

Washington Post: Skywatch: October packs planetary punch, rare shadow dance

If you're into stars (no, not the Hollywood kind), then you're in luck this fall! It's going to be a great season for gazing at celestial stars! Read more and learn vocabulary words like jovial, loiters, magnitude, nebulae, plethora, volatile, and waning.

3. The NFL’s Flabby Arms Race
Time, 9/27/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

Time: The NFL’s Flabby Arms Race

NFL players are in incredible shape. And yet, many of them are also obese as well. How does that work? Read more and learn vocabulary words like expedient, harrowing, lithe, mammoth, ravages, scrutiny, and vile.

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