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2008-08-19 03:00:23

Firefighters take offense, rightly, at the words of a potential defendant. Was Long Beach Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske merely asking whether women firefighters were going to sue to get adequate facilities in fire stations, or was she suggesting they sue? Either way, it's weird.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.