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Business News Archive - March 21, 2008

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A Superior Court judge on Thursday ordered Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) (SBUX) to pay its California baristas more than $100 million in back tips and interest that the coffee chain paid to shift supervisors.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'