News tagged with girls

'Valley Girl' dialect expanding to males

The American English speech variant known as uptalk, or "Valley Girl speak" – marked by a rise in pitch at the ends of sentences – is typically associated with young southern Californian females. New research shows uptalk ...

Dec 04, 2013
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British children's on-screen reading overtakes books

For the first time, British children are reading more on computers and other electronic devices than they are reading books, magazines, newspapers and comics, according to a study of nearly 35,000 youngsters ...

May 16, 2013
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Parents struggle to find gender-neutral toys

(AP)—A 13-year-old girl's campaign to get Hasbro to make an Easy-Bake Oven that isn't purple or pink so it would appeal to her little brother is a fresh sign of movement in an old debate. Parents who hope ...

Dec 21, 2012
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