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
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.