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Oddities News Archive - August 31, 2006

The CBS network said on Wednesday that an overzealous employee in its publicity department was responsible for air-brushing about 20 pounds off Katie Couric's figure in a recent promotional photo.

Carolyn Kepcher, a Trump organization executive famous for her role as a tough-talking judge on the hit television reality show "The Apprentice," is no longer with the company, a Trump representative said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.