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Oddities News Archive - November 24, 2003

A state law mandating that people take a bath once a year is just one of many unusual - some bizarre - statutes that are or have been on the books in Kentucky. "There are a lot of crazy laws out there," said Ruben Gardner, Elizabethtown's chief of police.

Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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