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Oddities News Archive - October 31, 2008

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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
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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