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2013-12-18 11:05:15

Catalan births rose by 16 percent 9 months after FC Barcelona won 3 major trophies Births in a Catalan region of Spain increased by 16% nine months after FC Barcelona won three major football trophies in 2009, finds a study in the Christmas edition of The BMJ. The findings confirm reports of a spike in the birth rate, although they fall far short of the 45% increase reported by some media at the time. The researchers say their results suggest that "human emotions on a large scale can...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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