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2009-10-20 12:30:00

Car seats used to keep kids safe inside the car can pose potential hazards for children outside of the car, according to new research. Speaking during a meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Shital Parikh of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, said car seats placed outside of cars have accounted for more than 8,700 injuries each year. Additionally, car seats have saved the lives of almost 9,000 children over the past three decades, said Parikh. Parikh found that most...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'