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
- Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
- The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".