chalkboard

noun
chalk·​board | \ ˈchȯk-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce chalkboard (audio) \

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Vince Lombardi’s domain was Lambeau Field, but his mastery of football was evident on another expanse of green: the chalkboard. SI.com, "A History of Football in 100 Objects," 28 Aug. 2019 Check the chalkboard daily to find out what’s what, and take full advantage of the lovely patio in the summer. Aine Dougherty, chicagotribune.com, "Neighborhood Guide: What do eat, drink and do in Humboldt Park," 22 Aug. 2019 Straightforward as these dishes may have seemed on the chalkboard, small touches like the golden raisins and pepitas in the green bean salad or the simple use of hyper fresh jalapeno in the soup added bursts of flavor and texture. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "This 50-year-old lunch spot is the best place to grab a sandwich in downtown Louisville," 7 Aug. 2019 Every time Emma forgets or mispronounces an Esperanto word or syllable, Kuroda cracks her stick on a desk, floor or chalkboard and screams out for Emma to try again. Joanne Engelhardt, The Mercury News, "Theater review: ‘Language Archive’ talks the talk," 18 July 2019 The entry is a small mudroom — just large enough for one to sit and de-boot — with a historic feature: The flooring is slate that once served as chalkboards at an Eastern Avenue school, which now houses offices. Boston.com Real Estate, "Home of the Week: The flooring in this 3-bedroom Cape is school chalkboards," 7 Sep. 2019 One of the most iconic parts of 13 Reasons Why is its opening title sequence that looks like a chalkboard full of fun doodles featuring key items that will be super important to the story. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "What Every Doodle in the "13 Reasons Why" Season 3 Opening Credits Mean," 22 Aug. 2019 Which is exactly what happened when a photo of one mom-to-be’s chalkboard of potential baby names recently made the rounds on Twitter. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "Endlessly Enjoyable Thread Helps You Figure Out How a Mom With a Unique Baby Name Would Spell Your Name," 16 Aug. 2019 After everyone else had finished speaking at the Caltech gathering, Armstrong calmly rose and went to a chalkboard. Brandon R. Brown, Smithsonian, "Apollo Engineers Discuss What It Took to Land on the Moon," 12 July 2019

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chalkboard

noun
chalk·​board | \ ˈchȯk-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce chalkboard (audio) \

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