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The word "frindle" makes Nick very rich. At first, he only makes up the word to get at his new junior high school teacher, Mrs Granger, who tells him that a word can mean whatever he wants it to mean, but the use of the word quickly spreads. After a reporter writes about it in the local news, CBS talk it on the national news. Before long, "frindle" has all but replaced the word pen in the England language.

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Last Updated by eNotes Editorial on February 20, 2020