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2008-06-18 18:00:19

Who hasn't gone to the beach, stuffed their wallet into an old sneaker and taken off for a walk? Who hasn't left their iPod, car keys, or electronic games under a t-shirt and asked a complete stranger to keep an eye on things while they play in the surf? What can be riskier than that? Not much.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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