Oddities News Archive - May 26, 2006
The auction for a ukulele autographed by billionaire Warren Buffett, renowned for his investing discipline, has been won by an online casino based in Antigua.
Word of the Day
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]