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Oddities News Archive - May 02, 2006

Young New York City artists won back the right to buy and carry spray paint and broad-tipped markers on Monday, thanks to a court ruling suspending an anti-graffiti ban on 18- to 20-year-olds.

LONDON (Reuters) - People born in spring or early summer in the northern hemisphere have a 17 percent increased risk of committing suicide than those with birthdays in the autumn or early winter, researchers said on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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