Oddities News Archive - June 15, 2006

A former teacher who faked stomach cancer in Massachusetts and went on a spending spree with some $37,000 in donations from friends and family was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.