Reader’s Digest: February 2015

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Quippy Quotes About Marriage
“To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up.”
-Ogden Nash

Commonly Misused Words You Should Get Right
Did you know every time you misspeak, a kitten cries? OK, that’s not true. But read our funny guide to using terms like definitive, actually, tortuous, and more, and you’ll look smarter than ever.

How Unhealthy is Binge Watching?
For starters, sitting for long stretches increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, and viewing more than three hours of TV a day doubles the risk of premature death. You also might reduce the pleasure you get from anticipation, though a break—even a brief commercial—may help restore it.

Myths About Sex Everyone Thinks Are True
No, it doesn’t burn calories: In the book Don’t Put That in There!, authors Aaron Carroll and Rachel Vreeman note that one would need to have sex 35 times, for 30 minutes at a time, to lose a pound.

What is Cinnamon Good For?
– Cures acne
– Soothes neck pain
– Repels moths and ants
– Treats bug bites
– Helps digestion and bad breath

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