365 New Words-A-Year Page-A-Day 2020 Calendar
This calendar gives a rarely-used word for each day along with its pronunciation, meaning, history and a sample sentence. The words have been selected by the editors of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, so yes, they're real words!
365 New Words-A-Year is an essential title with zealously loyal fans who return year after year. Every day brings a smart, surprising, and fascinating word, along with orthography and pronunciation guide, definition, word history, miscellany, and apposite sample sentence. Enliven your vocabulary with political words (dollar diplomacy), words adopted from other languages (parvenu), fun-to-say words (a-go-go), and esoteric literary phrases with prosaic meanings (lares and penates: personal or household effects). From the editors of Merriam-Webster, America's most respected dictionary.
What can you learn in less than a minute each day? How about the origin of a word, or how to punctuate like a pro? Maybe you could be astounded by a historical tidbit or enjoy the beauty of an art masterpiece. The choice is yours - enrich your odd minutes with a desk calendar that has a whole year of educational value! These calendars typically feature a thick pad of tear-off dated sheets on a plastic stand. They range in size from approximately 5" x 4" to 7.75" X 6." Calendars are for the upcoming year.
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