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2007-03-16 18:00:56

By Daniel Connolly, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. Mar. 15--With her eyes under protective white covers and her face slathered in a numbing cream and blue dye, the patient was ready for the burning to start.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.