any of several composite plants native to Africa, especially of the genera Arctotis, Gerbera, and Lonas, having showy, daisylike flowers.
Where Did African American Vernacular English Come From?AAVE is unfairly stigmatized and sometimes labeled "bad English." But, the grammar is actually as complex as Standard American English (SAE), possibly even more so, and with different rules.
Why Do Parents Use These Babyish Words?When you listen to parents talk to their kids, it may seem like they have their own language. Between ba-ba and uppsie (say what?), parents have a different way of communicating. Let's take a look at the most common words and phrases they use with their children and why.
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