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2008-07-24 18:00:51

By Benjamin Newell, The Washington Times Jul. 24--After 17 years of not knowing who was being home-schooled in the District because so few rules governed the process, the city has reinstituted regulations, but not until four children who were supposed to be learning at home were found dead inside their mother's Southeast row house. The regulations took effect last week, six months after D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, a Democrat, vowed to reform home-schooling regulations and the city's...

2006-03-02 08:04:15

By Alan Elsner COLUMBIA, Maryland (Reuters) - Elizabeth and Teddy Dean are learning about the Italian scientist Galileo, so they troop into the kitchen, where their mother Lisa starts by reviewing some facts about the Renaissance. Elizabeth, 11, and Teddy, 8, have never gone to school. Their teachers are primarily their parents, which puts them into what is believed to be the fast-growing sector of the U.S. education system -- the home-school movement. For their science lesson,...


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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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