Today we visit with Jennifer Ryan Crozier from IBM about P-Tech Schools
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A new survey found that a growing number of millennials are using dating apps to find work. (https://goo.gl/o2Kt37)
The trendy New York City Hotspot, Sushi Roxx, is being accused of double charging customers who paid by credit card. (https://goo.gl/Pi63wN)
Tourism officials in Greece are breeding a new type of Donkey to cope with overweight British tourists who want to ride them in the mountains. Some animal rights groups are unsure if this is good or bad. (https://goo.gl/Z5xN7k)
A housewife in Birmingham, England caught her 26-year-old husband cheating with a 72-year-old woman.
A man’s truck in Colorado was ransacked by an angry bear for half a stick of chewing gum.
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More than 6,000 people with pillow-related injuries check into U.S. emergency rooms every year.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-To cut or clip with a knife; to whittle.
From Middle English whyttel, variant of thwitel, diminutive ; from Old English thwitan, to cut ; from Indo-European base an unverified form twei-, to strike, cut.
Also related: thwaite (n.) "cleared land," 1620s, from Old Norse or Old Danish þveit "a clearing, meadow, paddock," literally "a cutting, cut-piece" (related to Old English þwitan "to cut, cut off;" see whittle).
Used in a sentence:
“And al thys hous of whiche I rede
Was made of twigges, salwe, rede
And green eke, and somme weren white,
Swiche as men to these cages thwite,
Or maken of these panyers,
Or elles hattes or dossers;
That for the swough and for the twygges,
This house was also ful of gygges,
And al so ful eke of chirkynges…”
-Geoffrey Chaucer - The House Of Fame
"Don't MAKE me thwite you!"
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