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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
marcescent
  • 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'.
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