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    The Buzzword of the Day for 08/29/2015 is:

    proverbial (adjective)

    \pruh-VER-bee-ul\

    What does it mean?

    1 : of, relating to, or resembling a proverb
    2 : commonly spoken of

    How do you use it?

    Katie realized that finding the earring she lost at the amusement park was about as likely as finding the proverbial needle in a haystack.

    Are you a word wiz?

    We can trace the roots of "proverbial" to the Latin "verbum." What do you think "verbum" means?

    A. word
    B. story
    C. tongue
    D. action
    Check your answer on Word Central.


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