Oddities News Archive - June 12, 2008
France may have to reconsider its medical definition of death after a heart-attack victim came alive in the operating theatre as doctors were about to remove his organs for transplant.
Word of the Day
- Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
- Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)