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Business News Archive - September 15, 2005

By Jon Hurdle ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - A judge on Thursday admonished a lawyer for Merck & Co. Inc. for violating her earlier instructions to avoid negative comments about attorneys and warned of "repercussions" -- including a possible mistrial -- if such conduct continued.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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