From the Word Wizard Club...
June 17, 2013

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farewell

Which Means:

The act of departure, saying good-bye.

As In:

Image The girl waved farewell.

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This is actually a wish for the person leaving to "fare well".

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fourth

Which Means:

The ordinal number between third (3rd) and fifth (5th).

As In:

Image The fourth boy placed the top stone on the tower.

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See the word FOUR in 'fourth'?

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laundry

Which Means:

The dirty clothing that needs to be, or has been, washed.

As In:

Image The naughty cat put her dirty paws all over the clean laundry!

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Laundering is what you do to your 'laundry'.

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elephant

Which Means:

The largest land mammal which has a long nose and two large ivory tusks.

As In:

Image The elephant has an excellent memory, which is important for its survival.

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The PH in 'elephant' has an F sound.

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elbow

Which Means:

The part of the arm between the shoulder and the wrist that bends.

As In:

Image Have you ever tried to kiss your elbow? Bet you can't!

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Maybe it's called an 'elbow' because it allows your arm to bow into an L.

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