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2005-07-21 16:37:44

By Tom Doggett and Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Beginning in 2007, Americans may spring forward sooner and fall back later if a plan to expand U.S. daylight-saving time approved by House and Senate negotiators on Thursday becomes law. Negotiators agreed to move the start of daylight-saving time in the United States from the first Sunday in April to the second Sunday in March. The end of daylight time would be extended by one week to the first Sunday in November. Daylight-saving...


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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