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2009-07-31 16:04:35

A California man said he was shocked to learn a handful of old records he picked up at an antique shop once belonged to his mother, who died in 1979. Paul Campfield, 68, of Sacramento, said he recently purchased the records for $2 at a store in Sutter Creek and later found the lick-on labels identifying their owner as his mother, May O.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.