Oddities News Archive - September 28, 2011
In the animal world, males typically search for their female partners. The mystery is that in some species, you get a reversal -- the females search for males.
Word of the Day
- Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.