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Peppercorn Payment

A “peppercorn payment,” or “peppercorn rent,” is a term used by attorneys for small, below-market-value payments for a property. This is part of a complete episode.

Pronouncing “Colin”

Pity all the fellows named Colin whose name is often mispronounced to rhyme with the punctuation mark (or the body part). General Colin Powell’s rise to public prominence in the 1980’s apparently prompted many people to adopt his unusual...

Bob Cobb’s Salad

Since the 1930’s, a traditional Cobb salad has included hard-boiled eggs, avocado, bacon, chicken, blue cheese and tomatoes. The recipe is often credited to a restaurateur named Bob Cobb. This is part of a complete episode.