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Daily Reader: Edition #313

Learn 72 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: Jimmy Fallon's debut as the host of The Tonight Show, what constitutes a Netflix 'binge-watch', and Olympic athletes as role models.

1. The Smartest Thing Jimmy Fallon Did on His First Tonight Show
Time, 2/18/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

Time: The Smartest Thing Jimmy Fallon Did on His First Tonight Show

How did Jimmy Fallon's first night as the host of The Tonight Show go? Read more and learn vocabulary words like contagious, electorate, jovial, niche, savvy, and versatile.

2. When, Exactly, Does Watching a Lot of Netflix Become a 'Binge'?
The Atlantic, 2/18/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 36

The Atlantic: When, Exactly, Does Watching a Lot of Netflix Become a 'Binge'?

"Binge-watching" TV shows on Netflix has been a popular phenomenon recently. Do you do it? Read more and learn vocabulary words like anecdotal, invoke, ironic, prominence, propensity, and synonymous.

3. Olympic Athletes and the Power to Give Back
Huffington Post, 2/17/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

Huffington Post: Olympic Athletes and the Power to Give Back

Olympic athletes can have much more impact than just in the world of sports. Here are some thoughts from a former Olympian. Read more and learn vocabulary words like adversity, fostering, persistence, profound, tenacity, and transcend.

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