Here's a secret: Gossip may be good for you

GossipResearchers say that a little bit of gossip is healthy. It's what keeps the culture going, greasing the social machinery. It’s almost like being told that cigarettes are good for you. “It’s a social skill, not a character flaw,” says Frank McAndrew a professor of psychology at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. “It’s only when you don’t do it well that you get into trouble.”

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