Cool word: opprobious

Opprobious. Outrageously disgraceful or shameful; intended to bring disgrace.

From late 14th century, the Old French opprobrieux, from Late Latin opprobriosus, from Latin opprobare “to reproach, taunt,” from ob “against” + probrum “reproach, infamy.”

Etymological sense is “disgrace attached to conduct considered shameful.”

Sounds like a party.

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Indiana man steals brains from museum, sells them on eBay

Human brains in the Indiana Medical History Museum. Indy Star, photo by Frank Espich

Human brains in the Indiana Medical History Museum. Indy Star, photo by Frank Espich

The lazy bum didn’t even *try* to revive a dead body with them

My inner mad scientist is furious at this lost opportunity. At the very least, he could have labelled them “Abby Normal” or even sent the brains with a nice bottle of chianti and some fava beans. Continue reading