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This dictionary has found a brutal way to catch cheating students

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Teachers of the world, unite! 

An online Romanian dictionary has found a brilliant though slightly cruel way to deal with cheaters at exams. 

During a mock test for the National Evaluation last year, the DEX online dictionary noticed a spike in searches for certain words, arising fears that Grade 8 students were using it to cheat. 

So this year, during the same preparation exam, they did something radical: they took the three most-searched words and altered the definitions for each one. 

The word "pretutindeni" means "everywhere" but anyone looking up for the word between 9 and 11am last Monday would have found it defined as "eternal or forever," according to the DEX online administrators.  Read more...

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