Oddities News Archive - January 15, 2013
In recent months, an increasing number of black widow spider stowaways have been found in shipments of tires from Arizona to England.
Word of the Day
- Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.