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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- A limited edition David Bowie Barbie was unveiled on July 11 by toymaker Mattel to honor the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic singer's hit single "Space Oddity." The doll, sporting a striped metallic jumpsuit with matching platform red boots and cosmic accessories, symbolizes Bowie's bisexual alien messenger alter-ego Ziggy Stardust.
Kicking off the festival on Monday, January 7, is a real treat for Bowiephiles, an exclusive performance of the Space Oddity album by the I Heart Bowie crew alongside the renowned Trinity Orchestra and some very special guest singers at the National Concert Hall.
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Because of the breadth of her career at a time when similarly ambitious women sculptors were a distinct oddity, King has been an impressive role model for younger women artists.
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Exploring that oddity, the late Dutch physicist Hendrik B.G.
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