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Posthumously And Other Trending Words This Week
1. Posthumously trended this week (increasing in searches by 102%) as the country still isn’t over the Parkland, Florida school shooting and neither are we. As Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students went back to school this week, the country (for the most part) applauded the heroism and activism that they’ve displayed. And, they’ve inspired action in all of us too—Dick’s Sporting Goods for the …
Origin of Norwalk virus
1970–75; < Norwalk agent (original name of the pathogen), after Norwalk, Ohio, where an outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred in 1968
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