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2008-06-30 03:02:50

By Kahn, Kathy Even in today's "anything goes" society, some things still remain a stigma. Addiction is one of them. Whether it's alcohol or drugs, your own neighbors, friends, relatives or co-workers could be battling some form of the disease. Dr.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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