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2008-10-08 15:00:20

By Arline A Fleming; George Issa Habitat for Humanity volunteers salvage major household items from one house and sell them to help pay for building another. SOUTH KINGSTOWN -- Kitchen cabinets were flying off the walls of a Snug Harbor house one recent bright October day, along with bathroom fixtures, some windows, and doors. They were flying not due to storm or hurricane, but because volunteers from South County's Habitat for Humanity had made their scheduled landfall at this...


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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