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[Connecticut] Ralph Nader’s museum battles claims US is too litigious

The cases showcased by the museum — in the 81-year-old activist’s 7,000-strong home town of Winsted — range from asbestos and tobacco litigation to the case of a spilled cup of McDonald’s coffee.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 17:56

[UK] Why 2016 could be the best TV year EVER: From a pipe-smoking Rowan Atkinson to a stellar new rival to Doctor Who...

Drama: This is Rowan Atkinson's first foray into crime drama, as the stolid, pipe-smoking Parisian police inspector Jules Maigret, hero of 75 novels by billion-selling Belgian writer Georges Simenon
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 16:38

Leonardo DiCaprio cuts a rugged unshaven appearance in a white vest as he and Robin Thicke kick back on a yacht in St Barts

The moviestar puffed casually on an e-cigarette on the top deck... The day also featured some particularly indulgent activities, including smoking on cigars and playing cards on the sun deck.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 16:35

‘Manspreading,’ ‘Vape’ and ‘So’: Hated Words for 2016

“Vape,” which is derived from the noun “vapor” but is masquerading as a verb, also made the list. “Vape” and “vaping” are used to describe the act of smoking e-cigarettes (another strange word, the university said).
New York Times
added Dec 31, 2015 20:28

[New York] Why 200 Cigarettes Is Still the Best New Year’s Eve Movie Ever

so the wonderful cast, who spend the whole time smoking cigarettes around New York transported to that time in New York, well before Michael Bloomberg became mayor, as you watch the characters light up cigarette after cigarette.
added Dec 31, 2015 17:30

VIDEO: ‘Vape’ Among Words That Should Be Banned In 2016, University Says
added Dec 31, 2015 16:52

So with these problematic words and phrases, let's all walk it back - but don't break the Internet

'Vape,' the word used to describe the act of smoking e-cigarettes, made Lake Superior State University's 41st annual List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2015 16:48
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Lake Superior State University's 41st Annual List of Banished Words

VAPE Vape and vaping are used to describe the act of ‘smoking’ e-cigarettes (another strange word) since the products emit vapor instead of smoke. David Ervin of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., says he hopes the word “goes up in smoke.”
Lake Superior State University
added Dec 31, 2015 16:47

[Ireland] National archives 1985: Carroll Industries threat to pull £50m investment

One of the country’s main tobacco manufacturers threatened the coalition in 1986 with cancelling a £50m investment plan if the Government pressed ahead with new anti-smoking laws.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Dec 30, 2015 15:59

[Asia] The Price of Secularism in Bangladesh

This was the unmarked headquarters of the Shahbag movement. A cloud of cigarette smoke hung over the scene. ‘‘We’re so tense these days that everybody has started smoking again,’’
New York Times
added Dec 29, 2015 15:52
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