Oddities News Archive - January 31, 2006
An Indian actress has lodged a complaint with police against the local edition of British men's magazine Maxim after it used a faked picture of her in a skimpy swimsuit, police said on Tuesday.
Word of the Day
- Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
- Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
- Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
- A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.