Oddities News Archive - July 01, 2003

People fascinated with the history of "The Rock," aka Alcatraz Island, can now own a piece of it.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.