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Oddities News Archive - July 29, 2006

An English fishing town has banned the sport of conger cuddling after an animal activist complained.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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