Oddities News Archive - November 18, 2009
1200 Christians Mobilize to Distribute 170,000 Free Copies of Darwin's Origin of Species at 100 Top Universities, Wed, Nov 18.
Word of the Day
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.