Oddities News Archive - September 09, 2008
By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - It's a fishing tale that packs a wallop so strong it broke the jaw of a southeastern Arkansas teen and covered him in fish blood and guts.
A New York man is suing American Airlines for temporarily losing the casket that held his wife's body for four days.
n Mansfield, Mass. An animal shelter worker spotted a solitary sheep last week grazing just feet from traffic on a wooded highway median near Mansfield. How it got there is a mystery but police first received reports of the animal about a year ago at the junction of Interstates 495 and 95.
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.