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2009-09-02 14:48:38

Officials in Honolulu said a bill proposed to the City Council would make it illegal to ride public transportation while smelly. The bill, which is co-sponsored by Councilmen Rod Tam and Nestor Garcia, would make it illegal for passengers to bring onto transit property odors that unreasonably disturb others or interfere with their use of the transit system, whether such odors arise from one's person, clothes, articles, accompanying animal or any other source. Tam and Garcia said the bill...


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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