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2008-08-18 21:00:23

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - An old lawsuit on record at the city courthouse reveals a moment of friction between Sen. John McCain's mother and his ex-wife. Years later, McCain and his former wife presented a united front in a lawsuit of their own. McCain calls the first lawsuit a mistake and says he never authorized the second. Both legal actions were settled out of court before they went to trial. Curiously, although the records clearly list the plaintiffs, McCain's campaign says his mother's 1980...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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