Happy Dictionary Day!!! Today we celebrate Noah Webster, the Father of the American Dictionary.Webster was born on October 16, 1758. He began to write his dictionary at the age of 43 and it took him 27 years to complete! You can celebrate Dictionary Day by reading the “Good Book”…the Dictionary (yeah, the ginormous book with microscopic writing that you need a magnifying glass for on Ms. Flecks desk!) In honor of Dictionary day we challenge you to learn some new words, here are a few of our new, recently added favorites…

 

•  Double Denim. (noun) (informal) a style of dress in which a denim jacket or shirt is worn with a pair of jeans or a denim skirt, often regarded as a breach of fashion etiquette.

   (ex: wearing a suit and no socks is a cardinal sin—it’s even worse than double denim)

Streaky Bacon. (noun) bacon cut from the sides and belly and having distinct strips of fat.

  (ex: the strips of crisp streaky bacon add a tasty topping to the ice-cream sundae) 

• Silent Disco. (noun) (informal) an event at which people dance to music that is transmitted through wireless headphones rather than played over a speaker system

(ex: Several students in the earned time lounge were enjoying their own  silent disco)

TBH (abbreviation) (Informal) to be honest

(ex: TBH, The PRHS Library is the coolest place to hang out, ever)

Srsly (adverb) (informal) short for seriously

(ex: Do you srsly think you can bring that drink into the Library?!)

o-srsly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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