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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Word Origins 43. The word origin today is

  • Tiger mom. Okay. Let's take a look at the note. The term Tiger mom comes directly

  • from Tiger parenting. All right. We, we have a term like that. Here it ...and remember

  • Tiger itself is a symbol for Asia. Remember like in the late like 1980s

  • or when a lot of the Asian economies were doing really very well. You know,

  • economies like South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore ... a number of them were often

  • refer to as the tiger economies. That were ... that were you know quickly going up

  • at one point. So let's continue. Many Asian American parents are known for

  • being strict or at least by American standards anyway. And demanding they

  • often pressure their children to reach high levels or standards as well as

  • participate in extracurricular activities. For example, learning to play

  • a musical instrument, like a piano or violin or especially like a high-class

  • one. Okay. The term Tiger mom was coined by ... so coined by means created by Amy

  • Chua in her 2011 memoir. So she wrote you know, a story about her own life experience.

  • \"Battle Hymn of the Tiger Moms, \" and that term caught on. It's become a regular

  • term now. Any time, especially with Asian parenting or especially the Asian mother

  • is often referred to as a tiger mother, especially if she is this type. Of course,

  • there's a lot of success here. We know that a lot of Asian , Asian Americans you

  • know, if you figured out percentage-wise, they usually do pretty well. So maybe

  • some of this actually works. Anyway I hope you got it. I hope it's clear. Thank

  • you for your time. Bye-bye.

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