Word of the Week – Nadir

As in: “Trash quilted the place like snow. At its nadir, the course was down to four holes from 18.”

Allis, Sam. “Par for his course: to Al Hayes, Franklin Park golf is Devine.” Boston Globe 6 Aug. 2006: A3. Print. [Appreciation of Al Hayes who has maintained the golf carts at the William J. Devine Golf Course in Franklin Park.]

For more information about Franklin Park, a component of the Emerald Necklace designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, see this link on the City of Boston website: http://www.cityofboston.gov/parks/emerald/Franklin_Park.asp

From the Emerald Necklace Conservancy download a map of the entire park system which shows the site of Emmanuel along the Fens, among other things.
http://www.emeraldnecklace.org/

Also, explore definitions at the library’s E-Ready Reference Resources site using the Dictionaries listed:
http://www1.emmanuel.edu/library/subsplus/subjects/display_eref.php?subject=ER_ereference#58

Posted by the Reference Department

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