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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.