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Oddities News Archive - April 11, 2006

Licensing firm CKX Inc. said on Tuesday it purchased an 80 percent interest in the name, image and likeness of boxing champion Muhammad Ali for about $50 million in cash.

MIAMI (Reuters) - Eight U.S. sailors at a Florida navy station fraudulently married Polish and Romanian women in order to collect extra housing allowances, according to federal charges filed on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).