Damage Suits: Jet Age Precedent

"A noisy noise annoys an oyster," French students recite as they learn English pronunciation. The jet age is bothering more than oysters. French trial records mention a horse killed by a sonic boom, female mink driven to eating their young, and Burgundy wine soured by the roar of low-flying planes. What the French press blasts as "sonic aggression" has now led a Nice real estate man to an equally loud legal triumph that is sure to give airlines a splitting headache.

After Builder Einar Rossow put up the Oiseau Bleu (Blue Bird) apartment...

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