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
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.