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Ephemeral: (Adj.) Fleeting or short-lived.Example: The mayfly lives a truly ephemeral life compared to humans, since it is hatched, matures, mates, and dies within a few hours.
According to Wikipedia, "During the
COVID-19 pandemic, the
World Health Organization
(WHO) suggested favoring the term "physical distancing" as opposed to "social distancing," in keeping with the fact that it is a physical distance which prevents transmission; people can remain socially connected via technology."
is preferred usage in Montgomery County Public Schools. To practice physical distancing, stay at least 6 feet (about two arms' length) from other people who are not from your household, especially in indoor spaces, including grocery stores, offices, and social gatherings.
We can practice physical distancing and maintain social interactions by wearing a mask in public and using technology to remain socially connected.
When in doubt, contact the Editorial Help Desk for help (Donna_M_Marks Pleasant@mcpsmd.org) or call 240-740-2971.
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