Oddities News Archive - March 10, 2005
Michael Jackson wants Jay Leno to stop with the jokes, but the "Tonight Show" host argues the First Amendment bars public figures from seeking a gag order based on their dislike of comments about them.
Word of the Day
- A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
- Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
- To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
- To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.