Oddities News Archive - August 18, 2004
By ROBERT IMRIELITTLE CHUTE, Wis. (AP) -- Cheese maker Bob Gilbert is struggling with his good fortune and his misfortune. Thanks to a mention in "The South Beach Diet" book, demand for his Laughing Cow cheese has soared beyond his wildest dreams.
Word of the Day
- The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
- In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").