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Oddities News Archive - March 01, 2006

Painter Helen Frankenthaler's landmark abstract work "The Bay" just got a little more abstract -- to the dismay of Detroit museum officials.

Disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter went on trial at a People's Court in communist Vietnam on Thursday on charges of molesting two young girls.

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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