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Social Networking May Be An Inherited Skill
2013-01-09 13:50:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Networking might be the key to moving along in your career path, but it´s also a great way to meet that special someone — and it´s a skill that just might be inherited. That´s the conclusion of researchers who have just completed a new study titled “Genetic Origins of Social Networks in Rhesus macaques” which was recently published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports. "If you are a more social...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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