Castellammare di Stabia
a port and resort in SW Italy, in Campania on the Bay of Naples: site of the Roman resort of Stabiae, which was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 ad Pop: 66 929 (2001)
Dear diary . . . What’s the word for the qualities that make your writing unique?
Science magazine recently released a study on the effects of diary writing for college and high school students. The results showed that students experiencing test anxiety and who wrote about their disquiet in a diary right before the exam performed better on the test by half a grade. Dictionaries and diaries are old friends; what better way to learn new words than expressing your thoughts …
What term describes your relationship: polygyny, polyamory, monandry? Plus, what polygamy actually means
Sex, marriage, and the law. Always complicated. That’s why there are so many words to describe how two people (sometimes more) live and love together. Like polygamy. Do you remember the 2007 arrest of Warren Jeffs, a religious leader and polygamist on charges involving multiple marriages and underage girls? The case, and polygamy, are back in the news. The Utah Supreme Court reversed the charges against …
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