Oddities News Archive - November 28, 2004
For Tirso Furcal, having a sixth finger projecting from one hand and an extra toe on each foot made life in his impoverished country, the Dominican Republic, even more difficult.
Word of the Day
- To stammer.
- Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
- A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.