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The meaning of "get a gold star"

" Get a gold star "
Earn a merit point for doing well.
Well done Juliet. 100% in your maths test = you are due a gold star.
Where did it originate?:
USA, late 19th century. First found in the US magazine The Ladies' Home Journal.
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