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
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.