Bird on a Bare Branch

Attempting to fling a frail song in my little corner of the world

Sticks and Stones September 2, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jen @ 9:39 am

This is news?!  “The old adage “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt”, simply is not true, according to researchers.” The BBC article continues to explain how people remember emotional pain more than physical pain.  Seriously?!  Researchers are paid to ‘discover’ this?!  People are dying of preventable diseases in much of the world and researchers in the ‘developed’ world are receiving grants to research what every five-year-old knows intuitively?  (Click here to read the whole article.)

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One Response to “Sticks and Stones”

  1. John Hubers Says:

    Yes, when people have money they tend to “major in the minors.”


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