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2008-09-18 15:00:24

By JIM BECKERMAN, STAFF WRITER WHO: Randy Newman. WHAT: Singer-songwriter. WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday. WHERE: Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and 7th Avenue, Manhattan; 212- 247-7800 or carnegiehall.org. HOW MUCH: $35 to $89 Warning: Randy Newman's new album contains explicit lyrics. No, not that kind. In "Harps and Angels," his first album in nine years, the master of oblique, equivocal, does-he-or-doesn't-he-mean-it satire spells out his views ... bluntly. "The leaders we have, while...


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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