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2014-04-16 23:06:46

In less than 20 hours, Caterpillar Inc.’s new “jumbo Jenga™” video gathered more than 166,000 views on YouTube and generated a flood of fan email. Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 In less than 20 hours, Caterpillar Inc.’s new “jumbo Jenga™” video gathered more than 166,000 views on YouTube and generated a flood of fan email. The two-minute video, titled "Stack," pits five Cat machines, including Excavators and Telehandlers, against a mountain of...

2010-02-01 18:14:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (Nasdaq: JMBA) -- Jamba Juice Company and The California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) broke the Guinness World Record today for the "Most People Jumping/Skipping Rope at the Same Time" during the 2010 CAHPERD Jamba Jump Day event. Kicking off American Heart Month this morning at 9am, CAHPERD and Jamba Juice lead 83,000 Californians in schools, nonprofit organizations, businesses, service...

2009-07-20 23:28:52

Jumping rope is not only a super form of exercise, it has become a competitive U.S. national sport, a U.S. freestyle jump roper says. Liz Butterfield, the best female single-rope freestyle jump roper in America, says since the formation of USA Jump Rope in 1995, the sport has been on the rise, both as a competitive activity and as a way to increase strength, balance and cardiorespiratory endurance. Butterfield, a student at Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., went before judges and a national...

2008-07-29 00:00:15

By Karen Matthews NEW YORK - The popular urban street pastime called double dutch, in which competitors jump between two ropes twirled eggbeater- style, is getting more recognition, becoming an officially sanctioned sport in New York City high schools. School officials say adding double dutch to the calendar should get hundreds of students participating in an enjoyable aerobic activity. "We're always thinking, what do we need to do to get more kids playing?" said Eric Goldstein, chief...

2008-07-28 00:00:14

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - The popular urban street pastime called double dutch, in which competitors jump between two ropes twirled eggbeater- style, is getting more recognition, becoming an officially sanctioned sport in New York City high schools. School officials say adding double dutch to the calendar should get hundreds of students participating in an enjoyable aerobic activity. "We're always thinking, what do we need to do to get more kids playing?" said Eric...


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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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