Oddities News Archive - August 17, 2005
A geographer at the University of Liverpool has discovered how women's attitudes towards their body change in different shopping environments.
Word of the Day
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'