Oddities News Archive - August 20, 2012
Just when you thought it was safe to go stomping ‘round in the caves of Oregon, a new family of spider has been discovered, complete with frighteningly large legs and a terrifying name to boot.
Word of the Day
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.