Oddities News Archive - July 05, 2005


McDonald's Corp. , freshfrom a makeover of everything from its menu to its ads, nowwants to upgrade its restaurant staff uniforms to make themhipper and more befitting the MTV generation, a spokesman saidon Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.