davidd (davidd) wrote,

Math is Hard

Does anyone remember when Talking Barbie dolls offended women's equality advocates some years back because they demeaned the intelligence of girls by having among their pre-recorded phrases, "math class is tough" (often quoted as "math is hard")?

So... a Yahoo! News story today, by "Mike Smith," suggests that math is equally as difficult for boys:

"Barbie's story starts 62 years ago, in 1959, with Denver-born businesswoman Ruth Handler," writes Mr. Smith.


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