What a difference a 'y' makes
March 13, 2014 3:41 PM Subscribe
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: Beyonce: I'm not bossy, I'm the boss.
"When a little boy asserts himself, he's called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” Words like bossy send a message: don't raise your hand or speak up. By middle school, girls are less interested in leading than boys—a trend that continues into adulthood."
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