Oddities News Archive - April 24, 2006
China's army recruits can look forward to a better night's sleep thanks to a new regulation banning chronic snorers from joining up.
Word of the Day
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- + geck.