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Oddities News Archive - June 05, 2006

With Jon Stewart hosting and "South Park" as one of the honorees, the 65th annual Peabody Awards ceremony Monday had a comedic bent.

Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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