Seriously, is there anything more bizarre than the word “bizarre”? The word actually comes from the Basque, who upon seeing bearded Spanish soldiers for the first time found them odd. Bizar, which in Basque means beard, then came to mean strange, of course, in certain European languages. Undoubtedly, all languages have a word for “bizarre”, for nothing else fascinates us more than the outlandish, unusual and downright weird, especially when it involves people other than ourselves. No, this information won’t help you get into Harvard, but it will make for fun conversation at a party. Here are 10 bizarre facts.