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Oddities News Archive - April 12, 2006

About 300 hard-line Indonesian Muslims vandalized a building housing the office of Playboy magazine on Wednesday in a protest against its publication in the world's most populous Muslim nation.

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An Indonesian maid posed in her underwear for pictures her female employer promised would appear in the Indonesian version of Playboy, but complained after receiving no payment, a Malaysian social group said on Wednesday.

It took two weeks to discover the body of the 43-year-old who killed himself in an Amsterdam attic, leaving a note to say he couldn't take any more.

Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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