July 5th, 2012

Welcome to another fun-filled installment of Word Woman’s Weekly Work-Out!  Yesterday we celebrated the 236th anniversary of the birth of our nation, but did you know that today is also an anniversary?  As it happens, Spam, that illustrious meat substance, was introduced to the world on this day in 1937.  Here’s a Word of the Week that you can really sink your teeth into:

Eschew:    (verb)

To avoid habitually especially on moral or practical grounds; shun

“Eschew”, http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eschew , 5/31/2012

Example:  Conrad quickly learned to eschew peanuts after suffering a severe allergic reaction on his very first airplane flight.

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