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Oddities News Archive - March 02, 2006

Most Americans have an easier time naming members of the cartoon Simpson family than listing the five freedoms granted by the nation's founders, a survey by a museum released on Wednesday said.

One of four paintings by European masters stolen last week from a Rio de Janeiro museum was put up for sale on an Internet auction site for $13 million, Brazil's federal police said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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