Oddities News Archive - July 13, 2006

Beer-brewing magnate and former U.S. Senate candidate Peter Coors was arrested in May for drunk driving, the chairman of the Coors Brewing Company said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.