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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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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