Oddities News Archive - August 18, 2008


For bigfoot hunters forced to contend with scraps of blurry photos and hotly disputed sightings of the mighty beast, yesterday marked an epochal moment.

By Jesse McKinley In the hairy and hoax-filled history of Bigfoot, those who believe in the mythical beast have offered up all manner of evidence, from grainy photos to hoarse recordings to tracks of those aforementioned feet.

By Malia Wollan PALO ALTO, Calif. - Two men who claim to have stumbled across a Bigfoot corpse in the woods of northern Georgia - and have kept it stuffed in a freezer for over a month - indignantly stood by their story at a news conference in Palo Alto.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.