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2009-09-10 13:20:58

A Miami Beach, Fla., man who was told his pet rooster is illegal said officials told him he may be able to keep the bird if the city manager's office consents. Mark Buckley, who was issued a $50-per-day fine in July and ordered to get rid of his rooster, Mr. Clucky, said he and his attorney met with Mayor Matti Herrera Bower to discuss his options in trying to get around a city law prohibiting fowl in residential zones, the Miami Herald reported Thursday. The city attorney and Mayor Bower...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.