The occurrence together in a population, more often than can be readily explained by chance, of two or more traits of which at least one is known to be genetic.
What Are Some Words For Sibling Pairs?These days, giving birth to twins is increasingly common. As many as 5 out of every 1,000 babies born shared a womb with their sibling. While cute and adorable are some starter words to use when welcoming new babies, here's a look at the lexicon to haul out when welcoming multiples!
When Did Football Become Soccer?If you’re reading this in the U.S. or Canada, then maybe you’re familiar with the game of soccer. If you’re reading this pretty much anywhere else, then you probably know the same game rules and call it football. But how did we end up with two words for the same sport? Let’s start in England in the 19th century. Kids played their own versions of football, however …
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