Oddities News Archive - June 23, 2008
SPRING LAKE, Mich. (AP) - A gas station cashier in western Michigan says she thought she'd be able to stop a fuel thief by jumping in his car. Nope, he just kept driving.
Word of the Day
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.