Oddities News Archive - January 26, 2006

South Korean fencing authorities have reduced the suspension imposed on one of the country's top fencers who was dropped from the team for two years for undergoing plastic surgery.

A 17-year-old male high school student has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights accusing his public school of discriminating against boys.

Word of the Day
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.