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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 03/05/2015 is:oolong (noun) \OO-long\ What does it mean? : tea made from leaves that have undergone partial fermentation before being driedHow do you use it? When Catherine ordered tea, the waiter offered her a choice of Earl Grey, oolong, Darjeeling, and Assam. Are you a word wiz? Both the word "oolong" and the tea it names come from the Chinese word "ooliong." What do you think "ooliong" means? A. eastern light B. silent tiger C. black dragon D. tallest tree Check your answer on Word Central.

 

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