OED WOTD: mopery, n. In U.S. English: the action of committing a minor or petty offence, such as loitering, etc.; contravention of a trivial or hypothetical law, esp. when used as an excuse to harass or arrest a person against whom no more serious crime can be charged.
OED Word of the Day on James Joyce's birthday: fluthered, adj. In colloquial Irish English: drunk, intoxicated. First recorded in Joyce's "Work in Progress", which he would later develop into 'Finnegan's Wake'.
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