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Oddities News Archive - June 22, 2012

Frogs Make Horses Faster -- Say What?

Here’s one for the “weird” column...Horse trainers have been allegedly juicing up their horses with a performance-enhancing drug with an interesting origin: a frog’s back.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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