n.— «Of the 1,000 women aged 16-25 who were surveyed, over 50% indicated that they feel incredible anxiety about their body image as well as what the future holds for them. Feeling stress from trying to be “hot” and independent simultaneously, these young women, coined the “Stressettes,” feel immense pressure to live up to their own and society’s perhaps unrealistic standards of who and what they should be.» —“Meet the ‘Stressettes’” in Chicago CNW Telbec Aug. 9, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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