Oddities News Archive - June 29, 2005
Word spread fast in the northwest Alaska village of Kivalina: a baby walrus was sitting on the beach, alone, apparently abandoned. There was no way such a young walrus could survive on its own in the region's harsh conditions.
Word of the Day
- An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.