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Daily Reader: Edition #298

Learn 125 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: Tiger Mom Amy Chua's new controversial book, why we should stop listening to rich people's policy ideas, and what your cat is really thinking.

1. The Problem With the Triple Package: Why Immigrant Parents Aren't Superior
The Atlantic, 1/28/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 65

The Atlantic: The Problem With the Triple Package: Why Immigrant Parents Aren't Superior

Tiger Mom Amy Chua is back and she's doubling down! Her new book purports to explain why certain ethnic groups are more successful than others. Read more and learn vocabulary words like atonement, deprecation, disparage, harangued, precarious, and triumvirate.

2. Stop Listening to Rich People
Slate, 1/28/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 37

Slate: Stop Listening to Rich People

Elite successful businessmen seem to think we should listen to their ideas on how to improve our country. Should we? Read more and learn vocabulary words like deference, demonize, egregious, presumption, radicalism, and swathe.

3. What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised
National Geographic, 1/27/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

National Geographic: What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised

Cat lovers have long insisted that cats are just as affectionate and loving as dogs. Is that true? Read more and learn vocabulary words like benign, derived, indistinguishable, olfactory, prone, and repertoire.

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