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2012-08-07 09:59:57

Hearing generic language to describe a category of people, such as "boys have short hair," can lead children to endorse a range of other stereotypes about the category.

2010-12-07 15:40:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Essence is in town and she is breaking all conventional wisdom about female rappers. This Hartford, Connecticut reared, NY based indie artist is like the perfect storm.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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