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2011-08-13 06:10:00

Authorities in a southwestern Chinese city have forced a total of 22 counterfeit Apple stores to stop using the company's trademarks, just weeks after the first unauthorized retailer had been discovered there, various media outlets reported on Thursday and Friday. All of the businesses were located in Kunming, the site where a blogger had previously discovered "five counterfeit stores that looked very similar to an official Apple Store, down to the acrylic product information panels and long...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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