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2012-07-12 11:03:14

A study by the University of Melbourne has raised concerns about Hollywood´s treatment of menstruation, and whether it´s frightening girls into believing it is worse than the reality. Researcher Dr Lauren Rosewarne, from the University´s School of Social and Political Sciences, has analyzed hundreds of representations of menstruation in film and television. “The presentation of menstruation on screen is an overwhelmingly negative one,” she said. The...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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