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Oddities News Archive - March 06, 2003

Man Uses Airport X-Ray Photos in Exhibit source: Associated Press Strange News By KARL RITTER, Associated Press WriterSTOCKHOLM, Sweden - An art exhibit with X-ray pictures taken by airport security equipment has irked Swedish aviation authorities, who say workers cannot breach security guidelines for the sake of art.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.