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Science News Archive - September 26, 2008

By Leslie Hague lhague@@dailyherald.com The fight over the use of a dog park in the Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve continued Thursday with a measure advancing that would reopen the area.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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