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A 12-year-old Washington 6th-grader recently won a citywide spelling bee that included the following words: narcohypnia, biophagous, stanniferous, stupulose, and pseudosyllogism. The national winner correctly spelled luge.
The advent of social history has caused the academic subject of history, as most historical researchers define it, to change greatly during the past quarter century.
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