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2008-07-30 15:00:52

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Governments Employees (AFGE), the only union to represent and stand behind Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) since the agency's inception, recently chartered its 15th local, Local 615, at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. AFGE now has as dues-paying members more than 6,000 TSOs at airports across the country. Since the passage of the Airline Transportation Safety Act (ATSA) in 2001, AFGE has worked...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'