Today's post is really just a link over to another post on How Toy Ad Vocabulary Reinforces Gender Stereotypes. The original post is worth reading, but the shortest version is this:
If you take the words from television advertising for toys marketed specifically to boys and girls (the boys’ list included 658 words from 27 commercials; the girls’ list had 432 words from 32 commercials) and throw them into Wordle, you get:
Those are some pretty clear divisions - and, while I'm not surprised, I am a bit disappointed.
You can also read the follow-up to the original post here.