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Tall Daughters Are Worth More Cattle In The Sudan

The LA Times reports that taller daughters fetch more cattle upon the occasion of marriage. In Juba, young women are traded for longhorns, and the tallest of the prospective brides…

Susannah Breslin | May 6, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Arranged Marriages: The Solution For Busy People?

According to an AP article, some busy singles are asking their parents to find their spouse for them. Why spend time going on endless bad dates when you can have…

Catherine Strawn | June 24, 2008 - 2:30 pm