Oddities News Archive - February 23, 2006
He is America's most-wanted fugitive after Osama bin Laden -- a notorious Boston gangster with ties to corrupt federal agents and a brother who led the Massachusetts Senate for nearly 20 years.
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.