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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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