Fun with Words: Case Edition

The ‘typical obnoxious odors of a piggery with 850 grown garbage fed pigs have invaded … the newly developed high quality residential area, to the discomfort and annoyance of a large number of residents, and are of such frequency and duration as to create a truly troublesome situation,’ even though the ‘odors … are not unbearable or injurious to the health of a normal person.’ In the circumstances, the master concluded ‘that the stench emanating from the Ferreira piggery-despite the due care of the defendants-is a nuisance.

I’m going to endeavor to use “piggery” much more often in daily conversation. It’s one of those words that sounds like you could/should be cursing, but aren’t.

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