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Daily Reader: Edition #323

Learn 66 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: why Andrew Jackson should be removed from the U.S. $20 bill, how a python can swallow a crocodile, and how Starbucks could replace your bank.

1. Kick Andrew Jackson Off the $20 Bill
Slate, 3/3/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33

Slate: Kick Andrew Jackson Off the $20 Bill

Andrew Jackson, the seventh U.S. president, has been the face of the U.S. $20 bill for decades. Does he really deserve that honor? Read more and learn vocabulary words like deprives, eloquent, genocide, symbiotic, unfathomable, and visage.

2. Pictures: How a Python Can Swallow a Crocodile
National Geographic, 3/3/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 13

National Geographic: How a Python Can Swallow a Crocodile

How on earth can pythons swallow prey that may be larger than the snake's own size? Read more and learn vocabulary words like constrict, dormant, epic, habitat, immune, and predators.

3. How Starbucks Could Replace Your Bank
Wired, 3/4/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

Wired: How Starbucks Could Replace Your Bank

The idea may sound crazy, but could Starbucks start offering some banking services? Read more and learn vocabulary words like attest, behemoth, cachet, consign, mediocre, and solvent.

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