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2006-11-18 14:20:00

A new research report from Penn State's Smeal College of Business finds that modest in-school lessons revealing the goals and effects of alcohol advertising can reduce the likelihood that adolescents will drink. Dozens of research studies done over the past 20 years have found a correlation between alcohol advertising and underage drinking. To counter the effectiveness of those ads, a team of researchers led by Smeal's Marvin E. Goldberg, Irving and Irene Bard Professor of Business...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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