You get frequent periods, as in once a month, from the age of about 11 right through to the menopause. The reason why you get periods is because it is the body's way of le…tting you know that an egg that has been released from an ovary was not fertilized, so you are not pregnant. (MORE)
repeatedly, regularly, periodically, habitually The best synonym is probably "often." While Halley's comet *regularly* comes within the Earth's view (every 70-odd years), it d…oes not do so "frequently" (often).(MORE)
People who frequent the library are from all walks of life, and they use the library for a variety of reasons. Reasons for visiting the library includes: .
To research a to…pic (of personal interest, for work, and/or for school) .
To work on school assignments .
To study .
To read .
To browse the collection .
To borrow books, CDs, DVDs, etc .
To use the computers and/or use the internet .
To ask the librarian for help finding specific information .
To attend library programs (e.g. storytime, ESL workshops, puppet shows, literacy programs, technology workshops, etc) .
To use reference materials .
To read newspapers or magazines .
To meet up with friends/family (i.e. socializing) One study on user demographics in the US found that: .
70% of the adult population visited the library in 2007 .
Total female population that visited the library: 74% .
Total male population that visited the library: 65% .
Most visitors were between the ages of 18 and 24 (84% of males; 80% of females) .
Usage decreases with age .
46% of households with one or more children under the age of 5 visited the library to partake in children's programming, and 80% visited the library to read or take out books .
86% of those with a more than a 4-year college degree visited the library .
76% of those with a 4-year college degree visited the library .
63% of those with some college or a 2-year degree visited the library .
53% of those with a high school (or GED) degree visited the library .
31% of those with less than a high school diploma visited the library .
82% of those with an income of $150,000+ visited the library .
73% of those with an income between $75,000 and $150,000 visited the library .
72% of those with an income between $50,000 and $75,000 visited the library .
66% of those with an income between $30,000 and $50,000 visited the library .
56% of those with an income less than $30,000 visited the library .
The specific reason for visiting the library varied between racial or ethnic groups; generally speaking, (MORE)