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Oddities News Archive - April 04, 2011

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Shortages of Apple’s iPad 2 extends from the actual Apple gadget to paper versions that are used to burn for the yearly Qingming Festival in Asia.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.