Oddities News Archive - September 19, 2008
By The Associated Press RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.
The world's oldest man celebrated his 113th birthday Thursday in southern Japan, telling reporters he wants to live another five years. Tomoji Tanabe, who was born Sept. 18, 1895, received gifts, flowers and $1,000 cash from the mayor of his hometown of Miyakonojo, on Kyushu island.
- Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
- The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.