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Oddities News Archive - April 26, 2006

Will Tom Cruise stay or will he go? The Hollywood actor has kept reporters guessing, announcing on Monday he would cut short a European promotion tour for his new film to spend time with his newborn baby only to say hours later he would continue his trip to London and Paris.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.