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2009-06-25 22:44:16

Teenage girls experience daily stress caused by responsibilities they take on and how they are viewed by others, a Swedish researcher said. Doctoral student Katarina Haraldsson of the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden conducted in-depth interviews to determine how girls perceive their influence over everyday life. Haraldsson said girls who had voluntarily taken on responsibilities began perceiving their situation as forced when they did not encounter respect from...

2009-01-28 15:07:22

A Stockholm, Sweden, man said authorities have barred him from changing his name to Halla, the Swedish equivalent of Hello. Jonas Peter Haraldsson said the Swedish National Tax Agency, or Skatteverket, ruled he could not change his middle name to the friendly greeting because it might cause offense and is likely to lead to discomfort for the bearer, The Local reported Wednesday. Haraldsson said he plans to appeal the decision. It started as a bit of fun, since I have three daughters at home...


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.