In screenplays, there are directions that tell actors and actresses what to do or what’s happening other than dialogue. Julia Silge and The Pudding studied which direction is written more often for women and more often for men. More specifically, they looked for the actions that followed “he” and “she” and then tabulated which were more likely for each gender, so you end up with things like snuggle, giggle, and squeal for women and strap, gallop, and shoot for men.
He vs. She in film screenplay direction
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This is an American Workday, By Occupation
I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.
About 18 percent of couple households are single-income. I wanted to know what the earner in these homes usually do.
Marital Status by Age
Separately, we looked at marrying age, divorce rates, and those who never married. Now let’s look at marital status all together, with the addition of the widowed status.