Oddity


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Oddity

In numismatics, anything unusual about a coin. An oddity may have occurred during the minting process or at some point after, and may affect the value of a coin.
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Perhaps the most promising method to investigate oddity concept learning by rats was introduced by Langworthy and Jennings (1972) who described a clever, effective, and inexpensive way to present olfactory discriminanda to rats.
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Space Oddity is one of those haunting songs that seem timeless, so it was fitting that it came out top,' said Pete Mitchell, of the Pete and Geoff Breakfast Show.
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In an attempt to explain this geological oddity, the company recently employed the services of SRK Consulting, a firm specializing in structural geology, to examine these two well-mineralized showings.
However, the bird was food for the hungry sailors and an oddity to Europeans.
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