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Oddities News Archive - October 30, 2005

By Kevin Krolicki NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The drivers of Strike Team Two, a gypsy water convoy battle-hardened from fighting Western wildfires, sleep in a tent on the fringe of New Orleans and wait for orders to roll out the pumpkins.

Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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