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Oddities News Archive - January 29, 2006

President George W. Bush says Bill Clinton has become so close to his father that the Democratic former president is like a member of the family.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'