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Daily Reader: Edition #365

Learn 58 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the strange history of official state snacks, the debate over energy drinks, and why nobody writes about popular TV shows.

1. The Brief, but Strange History of Official State Snacks
The Wire, 5/7/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

The Wire: The Brief, but Strange History of Official State Snacks

Did you know that yogurt is the official state snack of New York state? Read more and learn vocabulary words like assuage, codifying, deliberation, frivolous, looming, and magnate.

2. Study Shows Energy Drinks Make Teens Lazier
The Daily Beast, 5/8/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

The Daily Beast: Study Shows Energy Drinks Make Teens Lazier

Energy drinks are exploding in popularity, but do they really give you more energy? Read more and learn vocabulary words like advocating, consumption, extent, ingrained, touted, and vigorous.

3. Why Nobody Writes About Popular TV Shows
The Atlantic, 5/7/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

The Atlantic: Why Nobody Writes About Popular TV Shows

NCIS is one of the most popular shows on TV right now, but why don't any TV critics write about it? Read more and learn vocabulary words like cloistered, empirical, explication, feted, formidable, and unmitigated.

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