Oddities News Archive - December 19, 2005
By Tim Gaynor CHIHUAHUA, Mexico (Reuters) - Peering through the glass at a mannequin's veined hands, sparkling eyes and eerie smile, the small crowd gathered outside a store in northern Mexico tries to settle a macabre riddle beguiling many.
Word of the Day
- An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.