Alto

Using the word alto in Scrabble the other day led to an interesting conversation with the grandkid. In English, alto is a middle range voice or instrument. In Spanish it means high (or tall) or stop. In French it refers only to a singing voice. The Latin altus meant both high and deep. This is what happens when your grandkid knows all the best web sites for translating words.

Please use the open space below to share your first 50 words on the topic “alto.”

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Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

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  1. alto, go on, higher, alto, he reached the shelf, pulled himself up, he was standing on a chair, three years old, he wanted to reach the sweet jar, he sighed, made it, almost there. He placed one foot on the counter, then the other, just a little more, he raised the second leg. both feet were on the counter top, he looked down, alto,

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