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Oddities News Archive - August 14, 2004

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. - The odds of a fraternal twin giving birth to two sets of identical twins may be one in a million, but Geana Morris can attest to it. She delivered the quadruplets - two boys and two girls - on her 34th birthday at Lankenau Hospital.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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