Oddities News Archive - July 11, 2003
Mandy Block says she'll accept an apology from Pittsburgh first baseman Randall Simon. But all she really wants is the bat he used to hit her as she ran past the Pirates' dugout dressed as an Italian sausage.
Word of the Day
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.