TITLE

WORD POWER

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Feb2011, Vol. 80, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A word game about contraction, a short way of writing and saying two words, is presented.
ACCESSION #
57404724

 

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