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  • The Word of the Day!

    tontine
    TAHN-teen


    noun: A joint financial arrangement whereby the participants usually contribute equally to a prize that is awarded entirely to the participant who survives all the others
     
    Lord Deverell wanted a loan from me based upon his contribution. Wanted out of the tontine entirely, rather, but without having to go to the trouble of dying.
     
     
    Today in History! 
     
    1773 Captain James Cook becomes the first person to cross the Antarctic Circle.

    1985 A jury in New Jersey rules that terminally ill patients have the right to starve themselves.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
     
     

     


     
     

     

     

     


     
     
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