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Daily Reader: Edition #389

Learn 43 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: why the Washington Redskins football team lost its trademark, Amazon's new Fire Phone, and J.K. Rowling's new book.

1. Washington's Football Team Just Lost Its Trademark on the Name Redskins
The Wire, 6/18/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 12

The Wire: Washington's Football Team Just Lost Its Trademark on the Name Redskins

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled the trademark on the Washington Redskins' team name, because the name was deemed too offensive. Read more and learn vocabulary words like citing, comprise, contempt, disparage, disrepute, and testified.

2. Everything You Need to Know About Amazon’s New Fire Phone
Wired, 6/18/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

Wired: Everything You Need to Know About Amazon’s New Fire Phone

Would you buy a smartphone made by Amazon? Read more and learn vocabulary words like attributes, dynamic, innovative, notable, queue, and unique.

3. The Silkworm—J.K. Rowling Has the Magic Touch With Serial Books
Time, 6/18/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 14

Time: The Silkworm—J.K. Rowling Has the Magic Touch With Serial Books

J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, has a new book out! Read more and learn vocabulary words like causal, compelling, dominated, plethora, pseudonym, and psyche.

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