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Oddities News Archive - October 30, 2007

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A 26-year-old musician has been charged with sexual abuse after police received reports from at least nine girls that he asked them for their socks and to rub their feet, sometimes in exchange for cash.

Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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