Oddities News Archive - October 31, 2008


Health authorities said a man has been hospitalized in London after he inhaled anthrax spores from animal skins he purchased to make bongo drums.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.