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2009-01-27 07:29:10

According to a report by MSNBC, a new survey found the love of a four-legged friend eases the pressure of tests and homework for college students. Ohio State University researchers found that students who lived with a pet were less likely to report feeling lonely or depressed. They also relied on the animal to help them through stressful times, says lead author Sara Staats, professor emeritus of psychology at OSU's Newark campus. When school gets overwhelming for college student Joanna...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'