MORE: Maná and Los Tigres del Norte Call Out Donald Trump at the Latin Grammys Shakira is nominated for Record of the Year for her song "La Bicicleta" alongside Carlos Vives and will be competing against Enrique Iglesias' "Duele El Corazón." Even after his passing in August, Juan Gabriel received an Album of the Year nomination.Julio Reyes Copello, Jesse & Joy, Ricardo Lopez Lalinde and Fonseca currently lead the pack with four nominations each including Album of the Year and Record of the Year.Though there was no "teenager," the phenomenon of adolescence was widely known and discussed.In fact, the oldest translation of the Latin word "adolescentia" into English reveals that, despite the relatively narrow meaning of "adolescence" in modern English, the first known form of the word applies the concept much more liberally to cover a much wider range of human experience.
half-wondered, half-complained to the world, "Why are so many people in their 20s taking so long to grow up?
While society did become more sophisticated about its treatment of teenagers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and while there are important socioeconomic and cultural reasons why the social roles of young adults are in flux today, neither of these changes has really caused or been caused by a profound "discovery" about human development, let alone a fundamental change in the human life cycle.
From time to time, people cite the fact that the word "teenager" only came into use in the 1940s as evidence of what novel creatures they are historically, but all this really demonstrates is a shift in terminology.
Before that time, someone was more likely to refer to an "adolescent" (dating from Middle English), a "young adult" (a definite collocate at least by 1762), or a "pubescent" (first used in 1795).
By 1818, it was possible to be a "teen," and people could be "in their teens" way back in 1664.
(Historical Terms) the language of ancient Rome and the Roman Empire and of the educated in medieval Europe, which achieved its classical form during the 1st century bc.