Oddities News Archive - September 12, 2011

Invasion Of The Earthworms

Non-native earthworms are damaging hardwood forests.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".