General News Archive - February 17, 2009


Health Canada says counterfeit toothbrushes are being sold, falsely labeled as Colgate and Oral B products.

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.