A girl is any female human from birth through childhood and adolescence to attainment of adulthood when she becomes a woman. The term may also be used to mean a young woman.

Read more about Girl:  Etymology, Demographics, Biology, Gender and Environment, Girls' Education, International Initiatives For Girls' Rights, Art and Literature, Popular Culture, History, Girls' Games and Other Pastimes

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Jamie Hewlett - Biography
... Martin and Hewlett created Tank Girl, an anarchic strip about a teenage punk girl who drove a tank and had a mutant kangaroo for a boyfriend ... The decor featured red and green stripes, a wall of blown-up panels from Tank Girl set against 1970s wallpaper, a Ford Escort hung from the ceiling and toilets pasted with pages from old comic book annuals ... Tank Girl was also optioned to be made into a film by MGM after being considered by among others, Steven Spielberg ...
Girl Scout Cookie - Production
... Girl Scout cookies are made by large national commercial bakeries under license from Girl Scouts of the USA ... ABC Bakers has been licensed to produce Girl Scout cookies since 1936 ...
Rumpelstiltskin - Variants
... Another of the Grimm's tales revolves about a girl trapped by false claims about her spinning abilities The Three Spinners ... However, the three women who assist that girl do not demand her firstborn, but instead ask that she invite them to her wedding and say that they are relatives of hers ... In one Italian variant, the girl must discover their names, as with Rumpelstiltskin, but not for the same reason she must use their names to invite them, and she has ...
World Association Of Girl Guides And Girl Scouts
... The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is a global association supporting the female-oriented and female-only Guiding and Scouting organizations in 145 countries ...
Rumpelstiltskin - Plot
... In reality, the girl is lazy and has never learned to spin at all ... The king calls for the girl, shuts her in a tower room filled with straw and a spinning wheel, and demands that she spin the straw into gold by morning or he will cut ... When the king takes the girl on the next morning to a larger room filled with straw to repeat the feat, the imp spins in return for the girl's ring ...

Famous quotes containing the word girl:

    Daniel: I’m glad to know you.
    Jerry: How can you be glad to know me? I know how I’d feel if I were sitting with a girl and her husband walked in.
    Lucy: I’ll bet you do.
    Vina Delmar, U.S. novelist, playwright. Daniel (Ralph Bellamy)

    If women were umpiring none of this [rowdyism] would happen. Do you suppose any ball player in the country would step up to a good-looking girl and say to her, “You color- blind, pickle-brained, cross-eyed idiot, if you don’t stop throwing the soup into me I’ll distribute your features all over you countenance!” Of course he wouldn’t.
    Amanda Clement (1888–1971)

    “My faith and troth I give back to thee,
    So may thy soul have rest.”
    —Unknown. The Brown Girl (l. 51–52)