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Oddities News Archive - September 20, 2005

The small, wood-frame house washed away in the flood. But the brick steps and barbecue pit, built painstakingly by a man six years dead, remain as evidence of the lives lived here.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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