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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Want to Live Longer? Reading a Book Will Help

Want to Live Longer? Reading a Book Will Help

The keys to healthy living and longevity may soon include read more books, judging by the results of a recent study. A research published in Social Science & Medicine shows a correlation between reading books and living longer. It compared people who did not read and those who read for up to three-and-a-half hours a week.

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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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