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So, a study shows that girls play less energetically than boys. Big whup and, as they say, vive la difference. But some find even this innocuous information a cause for hand wringing. From the story:

Girls tend to play less energetically than boys, because they are more interested in chatting, a new study shows. Researchers found the girls spent six per cent less time in vigorous physical activity than the boys Even at the age of 10, girls are more likely to stand around gossiping than playing games or sports like their male classmates, the research found.
And here’s the kicker:
Researchers warn that the trends last a lifetime and could lead to obesity.
Please. But, don’t worry “experts:” the men catch up by drinking more beer. And I am sure you are all worried about that, too.

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