How girls fare when only a son will do

When it comes to parents' preferences for the genders of their children, there is a high level of disagreement between wives and husbands, according to a Cornell sociologist.

Translating humorous children's poetry? Content matters most

Translating poetry is notoriously difficult. Translating poetry in such a way that the humorous nature of a poem remains intact is even more difficult, even though it is precisely jokes that can encourage children to read ...

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