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Oddities News Archive - September 27, 2011

‘Virtual Monkeys’ Near Completion Of Random Shakespeare Recreation

Millions of ‘virtual monkeys’ have nearly completed typing up Shakespeare’s entire body of work by hitting random keys on simulated typewriters.

Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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