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Oddities News Archive - January 01, 2013

Michigan School Names Words That Should Go Over The Fiscal Cliff In 2013

Just in time for the new year, a Michigan school has released its annual list of useless, overused and misused words that should be history along with 2012.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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