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2009-11-12 13:22:48

For years New England fishermen have had to steam farther and farther from shore to find the cod, haddock and winter flounder that make up their catches, The Associated Press reported. According to a new federal study documenting the warming waters of the North Atlantic, the typical fish most often caught for commercial purposes could eventually change to the Atlantic croaker, red hake and summer flounder normally found to the south. Janet Nye, a fishery biologist with the National Oceanic...


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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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