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Oddities News Archive - September 20, 2008

By Jay Alabaster TOKYO - The world's oldest man celebrated his 113th birthday on Thursday in southern Japan, telling reporters he wants to live another five years. Tomoji Tanabe, who was born Sept.

Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.