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2009-08-24 16:34:41

Police in Britain have arrested a town's mayor on suspicion of stealing women's undergarments from multiple homes. Lancashire Police said Preesall, England, Mayor Ian Stafford, 58, was found to have a collection of stolen knickers in his home after several female residents of Preesall complained of intimate apparel disappearing from their homes, The Sun reported Monday. Investigators said one woman used a security camera to record a male suspect in the act of rifling through her drawers,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'