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On The Menu: Pink Slime And The Need For Balance
2012-04-03 12:55:24

The phrase “You never want to know how the sausage is made” has never rung more true than it does right now.

2006-01-26 09:08:13

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - He was a man for whom the term muckraker was coined, a crusading journalist and novelist who never hesitated to expose scandal at the highest levels of government and business.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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