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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
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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