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2008-06-24 09:00:00

Blackheads. Pimples. Zits. Most teenagers suffer at least a minor breakout at some point. Some have it worse, with more than a few probably having embarrassing stories ranging from a prom-night blemish to daily hallway name-calling. But acne isn't just a scourge of adolescence. Adults in their 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond suffer from it. That's according to the American Academy of Dermatology, although it doesn't have statistics about how many -- they're hard to come by, according to an e-mail...


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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