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2010-08-23 02:59:00

GIBRALTAR, August 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A 36 year old from Northwich returned to his campsite after an indulgent night of wild partying at the Big Chill Festival only to find his tent and all his personals in ashes. Help came in the least expected way when he called his mum and heard her shouts of joy after winning a GBP14,000 jackpot. The weather gods seemed to be smiling on Timothy as he headed down to the Big Chill Festival last week to watch Massive Attack and Mr. Scruff...

2009-08-07 15:33:11

A total of 4,026 people dressed as zombies at Britain's Big Chill festival set a world record for the largest gathering of the undead, organizers said. Organizers of the Ledbury, England, festival -- which served as a casting call for zombie extras in an in-progress horror-comedy I Spit On Your Rave -- out-zombied the record-setting gathering of 3,894 walking dead in Seattle last month, The Sun reported Friday. It was such a laugh and just created the best atmosphere and start to a festival...

2008-09-06 00:00:19

The casts of the classic 1980s movies "The Big Chill,""Footloose" and "Airplane!" are scheduled to reunite on the "Today" show in New York, NBC said Friday. The actors are assembling to discuss their experiences making the films, as well as what it's like to reunite after more than 20 years, the network said. Glenn Close, JoBeth Williams, Mary Kay Place, Jeff Goldblum and William Hurt are slated to talk Monday about their Oscar-nominated movie "The Big Chill" and the impact it had on...

2008-08-18 18:00:00

Disappointing news from the Big Chill, the music festival that prides itself on its environmentally-friendly philosophy. The organisation's motto is "Leave no trace", referring to the pristine state it always leaves its temporary home in the beautiful Deer Park at Eastnor, Hereford. It seems that this year, the army of litter pickers, admitted in exchange for a free weekend ticket, failed to turn up for work on Sunday morning, by which time the site was rather the worse for wear after...

2008-07-30 00:00:31

By CHARLOTTE CRIPPS Pop THE BIG CHILL Eastnor Castle MALVERN The Big Chill - a multi-media festival - is held in the Eastnor Castle Deer Park in the Malvern Hills in Herefordshire. The eclectic line-up this year includes Martha Wainwright, Lykke Li, Beth Orton, Portico Quartet, Don Letts, The Orb, Johnny Flynn and The Sussex Witt and Norman Jay, as well as spoken word performances from Apples and Snakes, moonlight cinema screenings of Dracula and Oliver Twist, and comedy from Bill...

2008-07-20 09:00:28

By The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jul. 20--Looking for an economical road trip? No need to drive all the way to California to visit Hollywood. An exhibit at the South Carolina State Museum brings movie magic to Columbia. "Hollywood Comes to South Carolina: A Century of Filmmaking in the Palmetto State," opened Jan. 12 and runs through Oct. 19. "The exhibit showcases the significant number of movies produced in the state over the past 100 years and gives our guests an idea of the complexity...


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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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