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
- A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.