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Location: NY, United States
Former book editor now in education, English grades 7-12.
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This sturdy little adjective needs friends for its continued existence, lest it be swallowed up by "more."
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The assumed link between "female problems" and a range of personality and behavioral disorders embodied in this word is offensive.
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