Oddities News Archive - August 05, 2008
By The Associated Press SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a truck driver who spilled tons of dirt along a Seattle highway and backed up traffic for hours just really had to go to the bathroom.Police say the driver was trying to ease the rig to the side of U.S. Highway 2 on Friday morning.
- A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
- A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.