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Oddities News Archive - August 23, 2008

By The Associated Press GRAFTON, Wis.

A Kansas debate coach has been fired for expressing himself, caught on videotape, by mooning another coach, university officials say. Bill Shanaha, a Fort Hays State University professor and debate coach, was let go for violating the school's faculty code of ethics, it was announced Friday.

Word of the Day
overword
  • 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.