Word of the Day
- The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
- An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
- Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
Quote of the DayEcology is rather like sex—every new generation likes to think they were the first to discover it.
- Michael Allaby (b. 1933), British author, ecologist.