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The New and Improved SAT

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In light of the College Board’s recent changes to the SAT, some humorous alternative vocabulary questions: http://nyr.kr/RpVqeO

Directions: Match the italicized slanty word or phrase with its meaning.

1. Mike, like, likes Emily, but not like that. The best meaning of “like” is:

a) you know
b) um
c) similar to
d) derives pleasure from
e) lolz

Photograph by Thomas Barwick.

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30 photos that smash the harmful stereotypes toy companies feed us

According to a survey conducted by Global Toy Experts, moms have noticed a 25% drop in the number of gender-neutral toys their daughters play with now compared to the toys moms played with during their own childhoods. That’s right, according to this data, women today are much more likely to have played with tools or a construction set than their daughters.

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The Anti-Theatrical Theatre of Annie Baker

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Annie Baker’s “The Flick” won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Read Nathan Heller’s piece on her, and the play, now available in our archive: http://nyr.kr/1hFsLx5

Photograph by Zach Gross.

(Source: newyorker.com)