Monday, September 20, 2010

What do The Washington Post and SpongeBob Have in Common?

SAT words!  In my never-ending quest to find vocabulary words in everyday life, I did another little experiment: I read one article of The Washington Post and watched one episode of SpongeBob Squarepants to see how many "SAT" words I could find in each.  Here are the results (in order of appearance):

The Washington Post
Article: "How Adrian Fenty Lost His Reelection Bid for DC Mayor"
by Nikita Stewart and Paul Schwartzman (9/15/10)
  1. oblivious
  2. constituent(s)
  3. remorse
  4. unrelenting
  5. hone(d)
  6. incumbent
  7. aloof
  8. catapult(ed)
  9. confidant
  10. electorate