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Oddities News Archive - November 21, 2011

Image 1 - Is Johnny Rotten's Graffiti The New Heritage?

A new study by archaeologists has been examining marks made much more recently than traditional cave paintings -- graffiti by the Sex Pistols now discovered on the walls of the flat the punk group rented in London in the mid-1970s.

Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.