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Word of the Day–3/30/2011

Posted by ccasc on March 30, 2011

Vernacular

[ver-nak-yuh-ler, vuh-nak-]  (adj.) native or indigenous language.

*from the Latin vernaculus, meaning “domestic, native.”

“Music is the vernacular of the human soul.”

~Geoffrey Latham

 

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