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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 09/01/2014 is:lacrosse (noun) \luh-KRAWSS\ What does it mean? : a game played on a field in which players use long-handled sticks with shallow nets for catching, throwing, and carrying the ballHow do you use it? I was going to go out for cross-country this season, but opted instead for lacrosse. Are you a word wiz? Lacrosse is now played in many countries, but in what country do you think the word "lacrosse" was first used to refer to the game? A. Egypt B. Brazil C. Switzerland D. Canada Check your answer on Word Central.


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