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 offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
- An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
- Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.