Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sun Feb 9 22:07:08 UTC 2014

I just got temporary use of the OED. I see that the meaning of "ninth grader" is not included under "freshman." Wiktionary doesn't include it, either.

In school systems such as 6-3-3 where ninth graders are in junior high/middle school, they are still often referred to as "freshmen."

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

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