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Professor emeritus to share fascinating stories behind everyday words and phrases

July 16, 2009

Don Moon, associate professor emeritus of education, will present a talk on "Why You Say It? Fascinating Stories Behind Everyday Words and Phrases" on Tuesday, Aug. 11, as part of Cowles Library's Midweek Muses and Munchies series.

The initiative aims to promote discussion and discourse related to books and various academic topics.

The events, which are free and open to the public, will begin at 12:10 p.m. by Cowles Café outside of room 122 in Cowles Library, 28thStreet and University Ave.

Participants can bring their own lunches or purchase food from the café or the grill outside the library's main entrance.

For more information about the series, contact Susan Breakenridge at 515-271-3994 or

Read more about the series online.