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2008-12-03 10:16:18

For over two centuries, meteorologists were puzzled by the observation that atmospheric pressure in the tropics peaks at 10 am and 10 pm nearly every day.


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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.