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Today's Words: Clamor, Pescatarian, Tutelage

Clamor (klam-er) noun popular outcry More about Clamor First recorded in 1350-1400 Comes from the Middle English word clamor from the Latin word clāmāre, “to cry out.” Also related is the claim, "to demand by a right". Examples of Clamor After the controversial decision was announced, a clamor of disapproval erupted among the community. Within minutes of the announcement, social media was ablaze with a clamor of opinions on the topic. Did you know? A "pescatarian"  is someone who eats a mostly vegetarian diet, but also eats fish and seafood as well. Most simply, a pescatarian is someone who doesn't eat red meat or poultry but does eat fish and other seafood. The term pescatarian was coined in the early 1990s and is a combination of the Italian word for fish, “pesce,” and the word “vegetarian.” Sometimes it's spelt “pescetarian,” but this means the same thing. There are many reasons people choose to forgo red meat and poultry, but still eat fish. Some people