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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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.