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Oddities News Archive - February 23, 2004

Al Nix has designed a lot of jewelry in the last 25 years, but nothing compares with the project Michael Burton handed him - a glass eye to be refitted into a ring. Burton has had a glass eye for 35 years because of an industrial accident.

Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'