Oddities News Archive - September 10, 2008
An 8-foot-tall mechanical gorilla that was swiped in broad daylight from its location outside a store has turned up several hundred miles away in Vermont.
Word of the Day
- To think; to imagine; to fancy.
- To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).