Oddities News Archive - January 01, 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
- 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.