Oddities News Archive - February 14, 2006
Japanese women are fed up with a longstanding Valentine's Day custom requiring them to give chocolates to men without getting any in return.
Chevvy Rahlves has the right credentials for the Winter Olympics -- even if he does spend much of his time on a leash.
Willie Nelson chose Valentine's Day to release the gay-themed song "Cowboys Are Secretly, Frequently (Fond of Each Other)."
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- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.