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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 01/30/2015 is:Achilles' heel (noun) \uh-KIH-leez-HEEL\ What does it mean? : a vulnerable pointHow do you use it? I'm managing to lose weight, but ice cream is my Achilles' heel. Are you a word wiz? The expression "Achilles' heel" comes from the name of a mythical figure, Achilles. Who do you think Achilles was? A. a Roman god with wings on his feet B. a very brave Greek warrior C. a beautiful Saxon maiden D. the Norse goddess of the wind Check your answer on Word Central.

 

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