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Word of the Day - Rash

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This cartoon looks at the double meaning of the word rash.

rash: (noun) a skin problem that results in a lot of small red spots on the skin. Rashes are often caused by allergies.
"She got a rash on her arms after touching the cat. She must be allergic to them."

rash: (adjective) doing something careless or unwise, without thought for what might happen or result.
"Deciding to get married two weeks after they first met was a rash decision."

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