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2009-07-17 10:06:56

A British judge has criticized the prosecution of a couple who cleaned the garden of an abandoned house as a waste of taxpayers' money. Richard and Lynne Small, both 38, said they were trying to help the environment by clearing garbage from the garden of the abandoned house near their Hull, England, home, but they were shocked when four officers arrived on the scene and placed them under arrest, the Daily Mail reported Friday. The couple, whom police accused of stealing from the house, said...


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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