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Oddities News Archive - March 17, 2006

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Singapore police briefly detained an Australian animal activist dressed in a bear suit on Friday after she staged a protest during the Queen's official visit to the city-state.

Some call it sport, some call it fun, others swear by its health benefits, rattling off a list that would make a snake-oil salesman blush.

Thousands of teenagers and students swarmed onto Spanish streets on Friday for mass drinking sessions, defying legislation introduced to stop the binges known as "botellones."

Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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