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)."
- In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.