Oddities News Archive - September 03, 2008

By DIANA GRAETTINGER; OF THE NEWS STAFF EAST MACHIAS - A giant gorilla was kidnapped in broad daylight Sunday from in front of Sandy's Sales on Route 1.

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'