Oddities News Archive - June 30, 2008

A 24-year-old man with cerebral palsy has walked 830 miles on stilts to raise money to fight the condition. Neil Sauter did the eight-week trek in Michigan, US, and raised pounds 32,000. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

By Associated Press PERTH, Australia (AP) -- A man who auctioned his life -- his house, his car, his job, even his friends -- on eBay said Monday he is disappointed with the selling price: almost $384,000.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.