Oddities News Archive - June 20, 2008

A MONUMENT to the enema has been unveiled at a spa in a Russian city. A pounds 21,000 bronze syringe bulb, weighing 800lbs and held by three angels, was unveiled at the Mask-Akva Term spa in the Caucasus Mountains. Spokesman Alexander Kharchenko said: "There is no kitsch or obscenity.


Everyone -- except the parents -- was praised Thursday for the way they handled the case of a preschool boy found with marijuana in his sneaker.


Two new Gloucester teen moms yesterday blasted a group of peers who reportedly made a pact to get pregnant and raise their babies together, saying the young moms-to-be "don't know what they're getting themselves into."

Word of the Day
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.