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2008-09-28 03:00:10

By Sutton, David AT A TIME WHEN DRINKS AVAILABLE IN GAS STATION COOLERS PROMISE exotic ingredients to boost your memory powers, my own interest in food and memory meets with bemusement from Mends and colleagues.* Both the study of food and of memory are relatively recent subjects in anthropology and social science more generally, and thus their convergence still provokes surprise and curiosity. In the words of one colleague, "Food and memory? Why would anyone want to remember anything they...

2008-09-16 15:00:20

By ELLIOTT ROBINSON PRINCE GEORGE -- Beyond city limits, where garbage and recycling are often a curbside service, some county residents have to make a trip to the nearest dumpster or convenience center to dispose of their waste. Although it may not seem so on the surface, recycling programs are thriving Prince George County. There is only one main center for refuse collection for county residents. It is located at a bend in Union Branch Road in the southwestern end of the county. At...


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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