General News Archive - September 10, 2009


Fast food giant McDonald's has forced a Toronto start-up restaurant to change its name from McFalafel in a trademark dispute.

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.