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Oddities News Archive - May 13, 2005

ALEXANDRIA, La. - A 16-month-old girl suffered moderate to severe alcohol poisoning after she consumed part of a mixed drink while an uncle was baby-sitting her, Rapides Parish sheriff's investigators said.

Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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