Toll

November 2018

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Tolls in the News

On November 11th, the bells tolled to mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending World War I.

The bells tolled, but no one “lolled”. With a death toll of 17 million people, it's going to be a while until we can joke about this one.

Don’t confuse “toll” with:

Troll. Folkloric creature. Hides in caves, under bridges, or behind computer screens.

Stroll. A short walk. No toll currently, but the government is working on it.

Roll. Small loaf of bread. Goes well with butter, but so does everything.

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