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​Izzit? - The murky world of the unknown laws of language

Why do we say “tick-tock” for the sound a clock makes, and never “tock-tick”? Why “big old house” and never “old big house”? At bbc.com… 149 more words


R.I.P. Norma "Jane Roe" McCorvey of "Roe vs. Wade" Has Passed Away

McCorvey, who went public with her experiences in the 1980’s, later converted to Christianity in the 1990’s and had regretted her role in the ruling. 382 more words


The Man of Law 

Staring into the sun and stars, at the moon and comets, into straw and paper, through glass and sky, at shadows on sundials and sands upon scales, from towers and from burning ships, the man of law pronounced that light is not heavy.

Ponderize week 6- Proverbs 22:6

Day 1

“Train up a child in the way that he should go: and when he is old, he shall not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6) 692 more words


Keep Playing, Those Fantasy Leagues are Legal

The discussion of the legality of daily fantasy sports is something that has found its way into the spotlight in recent years. It is being discussed in legal circles and has been filling the minutes of state legislative meetings around the country. 284 more words

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Former official rues action


A FORMER head of the National Intelligence Organisation (NIO) who was convicted of misusing public funds has told the Court that his actions were unintentional. 309 more words


Lewis, Jehlen to lead efforts to change marijuana law

By Compiled from State House News Service reports

A pro-legalization senator will lead the Senate’s effort to make changes to the marijuana ballot law after Senate President Stanley Rosenberg tapped Somerville Sen. 74 more words