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Oddities News Archive - January 13, 2004

Anybody want to buy a carousel? A merry-go-round that once entertained children at Dolly Parton's theme park before being used as a ferry terminal boredom killer is being sold on eBay. Minimum bid: $40,000.

Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.