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Oddities News Archive - March 10, 2005

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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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