Thursday, February 14, 2008

Words of the Day

picayune (adj): (informal) small and of little importance
"giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"

infraction (n): A crime less serious than a felony

felony(n): a serious crime (such as murder or arson)

arson (n): malicious burning to destroy property

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