Oddities News Archive - November 12, 2012
For us humans, being lost isn’t all that much fun, often leading us to walk around in circles as we try to find our way. Apparently, some animals follow similar patterns.
Word of the Day
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- + geck.