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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What Are “Brownie Points”?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What Are “Brownie Points”?

“Brownie points” have become synonymous with currying favor with those in authority like teachers or bosses. But, where exactly did “brownie points” come from? And, what happens when you “earn” them? One of the most popular explanations is that they originated with the Brownies, a subsect of the Girl Scouts. Often too young to be…Read More