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2009-03-05 13:28:55

A passenger in a sport utility vehicle that struck a hawk in Oregon said he was shocked to find the bird alive and trapped in the vehicle's grille. Corey Quakenbush said when a red-tailed hawk crashed into his friend's sport utility vehicle Wednesday on Interstate 5, he immediately assumed the bird couldn't have survived the collision, The (Portland) Oregonian said. We saw it hit the bumper and then hit the grille, Quakenbush said. We were going about 70 (mph), so we figured it was dead....


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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