A Little Legalese
curtesy (kər-tə-see) – “At common law, a husband’s right, upon his wife’s death, to a life estate in the land that his wife owned during their marriage, assuming that a child was born alive to the couple.”— Bryan A. Garner, editor, Black’s Law Dictionary, 8th edition, (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2004), 411.
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Category Archives: Misc.
Yesterday we learned about the poetic form, Clerihew . Today, I came across a new word while scanning through Marietta College’s Special Collections page. Today’s fun word to know and share is Incunabula From Dictionary.com: in·cu·nab·u·la [in-kyoo-nab-yuh-luh] –plural noun, singular … Continue reading
This is great news for Ohio researchers who’ve had trouble getting to the Library and Archives the one day a week they’ve been open. From the OHS Press release, which can be found at: http://www.ohiohistory.org/about/pr/060310a.html Ohio Historical Center To Increase … Continue reading
<div class=\"postavatar\"></div> I just got done watching Hi Fidelity, with John Cusack and a whole slew of other folks. (Meaning of course that John Cusack is in the movie…I wasn’t watching it with him. That would be a little strange.) … Continue reading