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  • Will the Word Pedometer make babies smarter?

    This is Muffy. Speak to Muffy and watch her word count soar on the Word Pedometer® app. Mommy says more words to Muffy to make her smarter. But if Muffy’s so smart, why won’t she look at Mommy? Maybe Muffy knows that’s an actor holding her, not her real Mommy. Maybe Muffy knows this is all a scam.

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