Oddities News Archive - September 28, 2008

A 71-YEAR-OLD grandfather treated in a US hospital was told he was getting abdominal pains because he was pregnant.

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.