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Oddities News Archive - February 06, 2008

The mother of a 9-year-old Girl Scout in Florida has recovered $164 in cookie money allegedly stolen by two teenagers, it was reported Tuesday.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.