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2011-06-16 16:29:00

BROOKFIELD, Wis., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Some scenarios have become tragically familiar. A troubled teenager brings a weapon to school. An armed stranger enters a grade school bent on making headlines. But often times it's the less sensational threats to a child's safety that produce equally devastating results. Consider how quickly arguments or verbal bullying can turn to physical violence. Or, just speak to the parents of children with health concerns, such as food...


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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