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A study by Britain’s National Health Service found that Social Media is causing mental illness and obesity in young children.
A survey by The American Society for Plastic Surgery found that the number of procedures performed on men rose by 29% in the past decade. https://goo.gl/rh1kiJ
The city of Detroit has canceled a ceremony to name a street after Michael Jackson. https://goo.gl/8C3a8D
A psychic cat predicted that Russia would win its first round game against Saudi Arabia in the World Cup. The way it worked is the Russians put out two bowls of food. If he ate out of the bowl marked “Russia” then Russia wins the game.
An artificial intelligence expert in the UK is warning that robots will be able to outsmart humans and make us their slaves prior to our extinction. https://goo.gl/CnCxh3
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LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-Light, bantering talk or writing.
-A frivolous or flippant style of treating a subject.
From French word persifler meaning "to banter.” Entered English in the 1750s.
Used in a Sentence:
“Now go away then, and leave me alone. I don't want any more of your meretricious persiflage.”
~D.H. Lawrence, Women in Love, 1920
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