To define a “girl” as a young female would be to oversimplify a complex term. In modern parlance a girl could be a female from the age of a newborn baby to a grown adult. They can confuse boys, the can give life, they are behind some remarkable inventions, such as: Scotchgard, leukemia medication, synthetic material that evolved to become Kevlar and maritime signal flares to barely name a few. Girls are nine times more likely than boys to have an eating disorder. Girls are more likely to be socially responsible. They are three times less likely to be expelled from school than boys. They are half as likely to have a learning disability. They are more likely than boys to attend college, to earn a 2-year degree, to earn a 4-year degree and to get a master’s degree than boys. Text 542542 (costs $1.49 plus any standard messaging charges from your carrier) with any questions relating to the endless things we can tell you about girls.