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2010-11-16 15:42:00

Measure Threatens Jobs, Increases Grocery Costs & May Illegally Conflict with Prop. 26 LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Opponents of a Los Angeles County "Bag Ban" today denounced the Board of Supervisors' passage of the new ordinance and warn that it will unnecessarily raise grocery costs for county residents, hurt workers and small businesses and fail to earmark one penny for environmental improvement programs. The controversial ordinance, which prohibits...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.