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Oddities News Archive - January 06, 2005

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Jimi Hendrix not only had the skills to become a rock legend - he apparently had the right look as well. A recent poll found that Hendrix had the best "guitar face" - the look guitarists get when trying to nail a high note or power chord.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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