• He read it quickly. Then he put it in his pocket and ran out of the room without saying a word.

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  • No trip to Los Angeles is complete without seeing the word "Hollywood" spelled out in huge letters on a hillside.

    VOA: special.2010.01.03

  • In eighteen seventy-two, a famous American word expert decided that the time had come to kill this word.

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  • But word leaked out that it was to take place in the town of Rhinebeck, about a two-hour drive from New York City.

    VOA: special.2010.08.09

  • In seventeen ninety-seven, the Independent Chronicle newspaper used the word to describe a politician the paper supported.

    VOA: special.2010.08.08

  • I put Helen's hand under the cool water and formed the word w-a-t-e-r in her other hand.

    VOA: special.2009.11.08

  • In nineteen twenty-eight the Levi Strauss company registered the word "Levi's" as a trademark for their product.

    VOA: special.2009.12.18

  • But to his parents generation the word is a reminder of the counter-revolutionary movement in Nicaragua.

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  • We have sought in word and deed for a new era of engagement with the world."

    VOA: special.2009.09.26

  • He was asked to think of a word that could be used in an emergency.

    VOA: special.2010.04.18

  • A newspaper in Boston,Massachusetts said the word came from a criminal whose name was Borghese.

    VOA: special.2010.05.16

  • After the American Civil War in the eighteen sixties, a writer in a publication called Beadles Monthly used the word doughboy to describe Civil War soldiers.

    VOA: special.2010.03.07

  • In traditional Pig Latin, the first consonant sound of a word is moved to the end of the word and then an -ay is added to that.

    VOA: special.2009.12.04

  • People in Japan call them "harbor waves." Tsunami is a two-character Japanese word.

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