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From the current issue of Brain, Child: New words that should be in the dictionary, but aren't:


MONTESSAURUS: Combining tyrannosaurus with Montessori; an aged graduate of a progressive pre-school. "Patricia is always going on about giving her kids 'works' and teaching them to polish the silver—she's such a Montessaurus." —Helena Wood, Toronto, ON
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