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Oddities News Archive - July 16, 2006

You could call it the curse of The Devil Wears Prada. While the hit movie about a fashion editor from hell showcases dozens of high-end and mainstream brands, the sweet smell of success isn't rubbing off on Wall Street.

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - What are you complaining about? If you're a New Yorker, it's often about noise and trash and occasionally about politics or morals.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.