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2009-03-20 22:47:11

The New Jersey director of consumer affairs nixed any plans Friday to ban bikini waxes after hearing from salons that offer the service. Technically, waxing to remove hair in the genital area is illegal in New Jersey, since state regulations specify that waxing is limited to the chest, limbs and face. But the state Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling has not enforced the rule, which does not specifically ban bikini waxing, the Asbury Park Press said. The board, however, was considering a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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