Hey mommas and daddys!
Gossiping in front of your kids may lead them down a path that ends at the prestigious Booker Prize.
Best of the Booker winner Salman Rushdie revealed that his mother was a "world class gossip" and that it was from her that he got a feel for talking about secrets.
He said things got to the point where she threatened to stop passing him rumors because they kept cropping up in his books.
See! Gossip 'inspired' one of the world's greatest literary minds.
Imagine what gossiping could do for one of yours!
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