noun Christian Science.
the elected official of a church or society who conducts services and reads from the Scriptures.
Do e-readers change the way we read?New words enter English all the time. One major source of new words and senses is technological innovation. If a device is created that didn’t previously exist, it needs a name, and if the device is popular enough, that name, along with other words to describe the functions of the device, enters widespread usage. So how exactly does technological innovation change the way we talk …
Word Fact: Then vs. ThanThen and than are among the 100 most frequently used words in the English language. For some, this ubiquity translates into greater opportunity for committing grammatical blunders. Let’s take a look at the differences between these two terms. Then indicates time or consequence, as in the following examples: Bagels were cheaper then; First I’ll drink my orange juice, then eat my bagel; If I drink too …
Compare First Reader.
Origin of Second Reader
First recorded in 1890–95
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Emmy Lou heard it whispered the day of her entrance into the Second-Reader room.Emmy Lou|George Madden Martin