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Oddities News Archive - June 12, 2008

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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
pudic
  • 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)
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