Oddities News Archive - October 25, 2003
By DONNA ABU-NASR BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- There's the video clip showing Haifa, the sultry Lebanese shimmying in the rain in a clingy red dress. And the clip featuring Roubi, the Egyptian singer belly-dancing in a public square.
Word of the Day
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.