Gosh Darn It! Study Shows More Cussing in American Books

Gosh Darn It! Study Shows More Cussing in American Books

There’s a significant increase in the use of swear words in American books, a sign that Americans are more accepting of taboo words, according to a recent study. The research showed that books published between 2005 and 2008 were 28 times more likely to include cussing than books published in the early 1950s.

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New Study: Books Empower Readers to Do Positive Things

New Study: Books Empower Readers to Do Positive Things

For book lovers everywhere, the sheer pleasure of reading is motivation enough for them. Those who are less inclined to read should listen up! A new study revealed that books empower readers to take positive actions, such as traveling, starting a new hobby, and even getting over a break-up.

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If You Love Both Library and Technology, You’re at the Top of Information Resources Food Chain

If You Love Both Library and Technology, You’re at the Top of Information Resources Food Chain

Are you an “information omnivore,” a “library lover,” or a “solid center”? If you love public libraries and technology both, you probably belong to one of those three groups. A study by the Pew Research Internet Project shows that Americans who use technology a lot also go to the libraries often.

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