Oddities News Archive - July 17, 2006
By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO (Reuters) - Steering a 29-foot (8.8-meter), 9-tonne motorhome through a tight obstacle course isn't easy. But imagine how much harder it is in reverse. Blindfolded. Guided only by a voice on a radio.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. television talk show queen Oprah Winfrey on Monday moved to quash rumors about her relationship with her best friend, saying she is not gay.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.