Years ago when I heard about teachers switching to purple ink in place of red to correct student work, I thought it was a goof. The reasoning behind the change involved red having a “negative, aggressive connotation” that undermines students’ self-confidence. Okkaayyy. Purple, on the other hand, apparently softens the blow, said the experts.
A dad was packing for a business trip while his 3-year-old daughter played beside him.
“Daddy, look at this,” the adorable preschooler said sticking out two of her fingers.
Dana Birdsong didn’t have time for a headache that day. The (then) 35-year-old lobbyist and advocate for the American College of Cardiology in Washington, D.C. had a meeting on Capitol Hill she couldn’t miss.
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