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2009-08-10 12:34:27

Seeing a smile, or reading about the verb to smile can activate the muscles in the face that make that expression, Dutch researchers found. Francesco Foroni from VU University in Amsterdam and Gun R. Semin of the University of Utrecht conducted an experiment with a group of students.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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