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Oddities News Archive - December 18, 2003

The Milwaukee Athletic Club is breaking with its 121-year-old tradition and requiring men to wear suits when they swim - and some longtime swimmers aren't happy about it.

Word of the Day
adustion
  • 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'.
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