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2013-10-24 23:30:19

Chef and owner of a Michelin-rated restaurant will speak at UnleashWD the only innovation conference for the wholesale distribution industry. Chicago, Il (PRWEB)

2009-06-08 14:27:39

The British Ministry of Justice is warning the country's prisons that prisoners have taken to using a 16th-century slang to hide talk about drug deals. The 500-year-old dialect, which is known as thieves' cant or rogues' cant, was believed to have been developed by medieval gypsies and adopted by a handful of scoundrels across England.


Word of the Day
dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.