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2007-04-12 03:00:10

By Francis, Charles A Don't Eat This Book: Fast Food and the Supersizing of America by Morgan Spurfock, Berkley Publishers, Penguin Group Inc., New York, NY, 2005, 308 pages. ISBN 0-399-15260-1 What sounds like a humorous book turns out to be deadly serious scholarship, and deals with a topic that could be deadly to our students. Don't Eat This Book is the written chronicle and background for the highly popular recent movie Supersize Me. When this was shown in the campus union at...


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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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