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Daily Reader: Edition #269

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
Slate, 11/18/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

Slate: Here’s Waldo

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

The Atlantic: English Has a New Preposition, Because Internet

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.

3. Why the Man Who Hoarded Nazi-Looted Art May Get to Keep It All
Time, 11/19/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33

Time: Why the Man Who Hoarded Nazi-Looted Art May Get to Keep It All

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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