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Business News Archive - June 23, 2006

By Tere Figueras Negrete, Steve Harrison and Lesley Clark, The Miami Herald Jun.

By Traci Shurley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jun. 23--FORT WORTH -- A Wise County woman tried to hire a hit man to kill the wife of her former lover after an unflattering article appeared in the local newspaper, a Tarrant County jury decided Friday.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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