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2008-03-06 15:01:00

Jack Cummens of Jack's Tobacco & MCS in Brookfield didn't like it when the state increased taxes from 25 percent to 50 percent on the wholesale prices of his premium cigars but he appreciated the 50-cent tax cap placed on each 'stick.' "Now they're talking about banning those same premium cigars from being smoked in public places like cigar stores, taverns, bowling alleys, private clubs and elsewhere.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.