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2008-07-27 06:00:21

By Sue Cocking, The Miami Herald Jul. 27--TITUSVILLE -- A strange thing happened this summer in the Indian River north of Titusville. And when the word got out, lots of people sought to take advantage of it -- including me. A huge school of black drum -- usually seen in the Indian River Lagoon during the winter -- popped up unexpectedly in June and stayed through the middle of July. Milling around and tailing in two feet of water, this mass of 2- to 7-pound fish made great targets for...


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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