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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 10/31/2014 is:October (noun) \ahk-TOH-ber\ What does it mean? : the tenth month of the yearHow do you use it? The threadbare trees, so poor and thin, They are no wealthier than I; But with as brave a core within They rear their boughs to the October sky. (Henry David Thoreau, "The Fall") Are you a word wiz? What do you think the Latin root of "October" means? A. amber B. spirit C. eight D. autumn Check your answer on Word Central.

 

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