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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
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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