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2009-01-19 19:54:19

A British elementary school principal said she banned soccer on the school's lawn to protect the school from the costs of damaged grass. Kath Coyle, head teacher at England's Aintree Davenhill school, said the soccer ban is aimed at preventing the school from having to pay hundreds of dollars to replace grass ruined by playing sports, the Liverpool Echo reported Monday. Coyle said the ban, which has been sharply criticized by parents and anti-obesity campaigners, will be lifted when the...


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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