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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
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.