Oddities News Archive - July 18, 2006

British Prime Minister Tony Blair was roundly mocked as a U.S. poodle on Tuesday after an off-the-cuff chat with President George W. Bush was accidentally broadcast.

The on-again, off-again love affair between actress Pamela Anderson and singer Kid Rock is on again and this time they plan to marry.

Actor John Cusack, star of such offbeat films as "Grosse Point Blank" and "Being John Malkovich," obtained a restraining order on Tuesday against a woman he claims has been stalking him.

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.