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Don't Be A Crybaby! Kids Can Spot A Faker
2012-08-21 05:39:17

Young children know when an individual should not receive sympathy. In particular, a child as young as three years of age can determine the difference between those who are whining and those who have a real reason to be upset.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.