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# Word for the Day

Being brash or irreverent cheeky   If you’re being cheeky you’re being brash or irreverent. If you’re a cheeky child, you’re probably just being impudent and disrespectful — and you’re probably going to get in trouble.   Cheeky has shades of meaning according to the degree of offense taken, and this may vary between British and American English. At the…

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# Word for the Day

To persuade by using insincere compliments or promises…     cajole   If you say “Please, pretty-please, I’ll be your best friend,” when asking for a stick of gum, you are cajoling the gum holder.   The origin of this word is probably a blend of two French words meaning “to chatter like a jaybird” and “to…

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# Movie Pick of the Week

Steve Carell, Hollywood’s leading funnyman, stars in the hilarious comedy that’s bursting with charm — a movie you’ll watch again and again. Advice columnist Dan Burns (Carell) is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated…