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2009-10-01 15:53:24

The Wisconsin Tourism Federation said it is changing its name to the Tourism Federation of Wisconsin to drop its common acronym, WTF. The Sun Prairie-based organization said the switch was necessary to avoid associations between the organization and the popular Internet and text-messaging use of WTF, an abbreviation for a profane phrase expressing confusion, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Thursday. We didn't want it to detract from our mission, TFW spokeswoman Julia Hertel said. She...


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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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