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WATCH: Mayim Bialik On Why Women Shouldn’t Be Called ‘Girls’

Do you cringe when you hear adult women referred to as “girls”? Have you never really thought about the phenomenon? Either way, you should check out Mayim Bialik’s video, “‘Girl’ vs. ‘Woman’: Why Language Matters.” Bialik makes the excellent point that a man behind a bank counter would not typically be referred to as a “boy.”

Not enough of a Bialik fix? Head over to Bustle, where Emily Shire offers an informative and topical interview the politically engaged performer about Zionism and feminism.

Phoebe Maltz Bovy edits the Sisterhood, and can be reached at bovy@forward.com. She is the author of “The Perils Of ‘Privilege’”, from St. Martin’s Press. Follow her on Twitter, @tweetertation

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