Oddities News Archive - August 28, 2008
By The Associated Press CATAWBA, Wis.
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HICKMAN, Neb. - This one-horse town is looking like becoming a no- horse town. The owner of a 32-year-old horse named Peter Rabbit wasnt able Tuesday to buck a local ban on livestock within city limits.
City hopes window sells for $3 million DULUTH, Minn. - The Duluth City Council has agreed to sell a Tiffany stained glass window that could bring the city up to $3 million. The "Minnehaha" window is currently housed at the Depot in Duluth.
Spanish revelers pelted one another with 113 tons of ripe tomatoes in the annual La Tomatina food fight.
- In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.