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Oddities News Archive - December 02, 2005

The dark streaks like bloody tears that have drawn believers to a Virgin Mary statue here in recent weeks follow a long tradition of Catholic apparitions around the world which often provide solace to the faithful.

Playboy model-turned-TV personality Anna Nicole Smith turned up drunk and too scantily clad to a Live 8 concert, damaging the reputation of the international charity benefit, a lawsuit filed against a company affiliated with the actress claims.

Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'