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2011-12-06 06:51:40

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Teen sexting concerns have exploded in the recent years, but according to these two studies the concern for our youth was overblown. One study found the percentage of youth who send nude pictures of themselves that would qualify as child pornography is very low. The second study found that when sexting images do come to police attention, few teenagers are being arrested or treated like sex offenders. In the first study, University of New Hampshire researchers...

2011-12-05 11:22:03

Two new studies from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center suggest that concerns about teen sexting may be overblown. One study found the percentage of youth who send nude pictures of themselves that would qualify as child pornography is very low. The other found that when teen sexting images do come to police attention, few youth are being arrested or treated like sex offenders. The studies were carried out by researchers at UNH's Crimes against Children...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'