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2008-07-17 12:00:49

By Phillip Ramati, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jul. 17--Jon Allen always has been a couple of decades late when it comes to his love of music. When he was growing up and a middle-school student at Stratford Academy in Macon, his musical tastes leaned more toward acts such as the Beach Boys rather than the grunge movement of the early 1990s. Now, about to turn 28, Allen finds himself immersed in the music of yet another bygone era. Playing keyboards as part of jazz singer Steve Tyrell's...


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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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