Oddities News Archive - October 30, 2008
A veteran Canadian campaigner for legal medical marijuana was convicted in Manitoba of drug trafficking for providing marijuana to the disabled.
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.