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2007-08-18 09:16:42

By NO BYLINE POLICE investigating graffiti vandalism at Skara Brae on Orkney - one of Europe's most important prehistoric sites - have issued a description of a man they want to speak to in connection with the crime. (c) 2007 Scotsman, The. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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