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2008-10-13 21:00:15

By CHISHOLM, Donna As children as young as seven enter puberty, a top research scientist calls for high-level action from schools and health authorities to help them cope. Donna Chisholm reports. ----------- --------- A TOP RESEARCH scientist is calling for high-level action from schools and health authorities to help children cope with the early onset of puberty. "It's an emerging national crisis," says Liggins Institute director Professor Peter Gluckman. "How many people in this...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.