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New worksheets have been uploaded on the ELT websites for classes 1-8:
 
New Oxford Modern English
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BRAINIAC
 
Meaning
According to OALD 8: a very intelligent person
According to Wikipedia: an exceptionally intelligent person
 
Origin
As Superman fans know, Brainiac was the super-intelligent villain in the Action Comic series and its spin-offs. The comic-book series was launched in 1938, and the general use of this term was first recorded in print in 1982. One doesn't need x-ray vision to see the connection here — etymologists think Superman's brainy adversary was probably the inspiration for this term.
 
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New Oxford Modern Science"Revised Edition" by

New Oxford Modern Science"Revised Edition"

New Oxford Modern Science For class 6, schools have a choice to use a combined book for physics, ...

Author(s) : Annie Jacob, John West, Late Maurice Banerjei & P.A. Paulose
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