Education: Prodigious Crop

Dailies which subscribe to the North American Newspaper Alliance were privileged one day last week to publish half a column of disconnected words. Numbering 600, the words comprised the vocabulary of Carol Lynn Rowe, 20-month-old daughter of a Creston, Iowa dentist. Carol thus knew five times as many words as the average baby of her age. Dr. Wendell Johnson of the University of Iowa accorded her an Intelligence Quotient of 165 (normal: 100), called her a prodigy.

Some words Carol knows: lemonade, candy, ice, cream, lollypop, cigar, cigaret, tobacco, pants, pajamas, locust,...

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