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Daily Reader: Edition #337

Learn 84 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: whether comedy actually brings about real political change, how colleges are ranked, and global migration patterns.

1. The Humor Code: Can comedy bring about real political change?
Slate, 3/30/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 32

Slate: The Humor Code: Can comedy bring about real political change?

Political satire is a long-standing tradition, but does humor actually change politics? Read more and learn vocabulary words like anecdotes, caricatures, insurrections, oppressive, subversive, and witticisms.

2. Should We Rank Colleges Based on Their Graduates’ Earnings?
Slate, 3/31/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 29

Slate: Should We Rank Colleges Based on Their Graduates’ Earnings?

What is the best way to rank colleges? Read more and learn vocabulary words like absurd, consensus, jettisoning, lucrative, quandary, and remunerative.

3. Where Are People Moving?
Slate, 3/30/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

Slate: Where Are People Moving?

Tracking the movement of migrants around the globe has revealed some interesting insights. Read more and learn vocabulary words like compile, conventional, intensity, isolation, perspective, and speculation.

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