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2008-07-20 12:00:35

By Kim North Shine, Detroit Free Press Jul. 20--The flaglike lawn signs are all around, waving warnings to keep children and pets off the just-treated lawns of homes across metro Detroit. It's enough to make one wonder: What's in that stuff anyway? Grosse Pointe Park residents Mary Beth Palmer-Gierlinger and Christoph Heinen decided to find out and to come up with a chemical-free way of treating lawns. It's an approach they believe protects people, animals and the Earth while actually...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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