Learn 84 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: foolproof tricks to help you find Waldo, how internet slang changed how we use the word 'because', and why Germans are being allowed to keep Nazi-looted artwork.
1. Here’s Waldo
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23
The next time you want to impress your younger siblings, your little cousins, or the kids you babysit, try these foolproof tricks to find Waldo. Read more and learn vocabulary words like aversion, decisive, depriving, postulate, scrutinizing, and titular.
2. English Has a New Preposition, Because Internet
The Atlantic, 11/19/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 28
Thanks to internet slang, the word "because" has taken on a life of its own. It no longer needs a preposition behind it (i.e., because of). The word has become a preposition in its own right. Read more and learn vocabulary words like brevity, forgone, jocular, pragmatism, succinct, and versatile.
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33
If you're in the possession of stolen property, most people would agree that you should return it. So why are the children of Nazis being allowed to keep the artwork that their parents stole? Read more and learn vocabulary words like degenerate, doctrine, impound, recourse, restitution, and unsavory.
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