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Google And The Gender Preference

People go to Google and Bing for lots of different answers. What's the temperature in Huntington Beach California, or what time does the Super Bowl begin? Some parents now turn to the search engines to ask whether their child is a genius. The word "gifted" is the most common word that follows after "is my 2-year-old." The biggest surprise: parents are 2.5 more times likely to ask that question about sons compared with daughters, although girls are more likely to use bigger words at a young age compared with boys.

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