Oddities News Archive - August 12, 2008
A FIREFIGHTER who had a lung removed after being misdiagnosed with cancer yesterday told how the error ruined his life. Laurence Ball (58) was told he had a tumour in his lung and needed surgery to remove the organ.
Word of the Day
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.