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2006-07-19 22:20:41

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gunmen seized and executed a former Mexican congressman in Acapulco on Wednesday, the latest incident in a spate of violence to afflict the Pacific resort city. Juan Jose Nogueda was found shot dead less than an hour after gunmen driving a sport-utility vehicle grabbed him in front of startled tourists on the city's main street. Acapulco in recent months has become a battleground between two cartels fighting for control of the lucrative drug trade. Nogueda,...


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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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