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2009-05-28 13:19:01

Boston police said a man who caressed the elbow of an undercover officer groped another officer who identified himself as police. Officials said the undercover Transit Police officer was on the bus platform at Dudley Station to watch for cell phone thieves when he was approached by a man who began stroking his elbow and muttered a crude sexual invitation, the Boston Globe reported Thursday. The officer signaled for assistance and other transit officers came up to the man and identified...


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.