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Fortune Cookie
2010-11-15 18:12:33

The fortune cookie, made of flour, sugar, vanilla, and oil, is a crisp cookie with a fortune wrapped inside. Generally these fortunes are words of faux wisdom or a vague prophecy possibly including a Chinese phrase with translation. Fortune cookies are generally served throughout the United States in Chinese restaurants but are absent in China. The cookies invention is unclear although they are...

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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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