Oddities News Archive - April 27, 2006

American rapper Snoop Dogg was in police custody on Thursday after being arrested with five other men following a disturbance at London's Heathrow airport, a police source said.


Transport for Christ, a trucker-focused ministry, knows how different -- and how hard -- a life it is. For more than half a century it has reached out to truckers looking to worship in a strange town or wrestling with more serious crises.

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Two sets of parents filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Massachusetts town and its public school system after a teacher read a gay-themed fairy tale to children without notifying them first, their lawyers said.

New Jersey drivers for the first time in 57 years may soon be able to pump their own gas.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.