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2006-11-15 03:00:00

By SARA WALLIS IAM freezing cold. So bitterly cold, in fact, that I can't think straight. It's -120C - that's one hundred and twenty degrees below freezing - and I am wearing almost nothing. It's as if I have been dropped into the Antarctic in my nightie. But I am not at the South Pole, where temperatures have only ever sunk to a positively balmy -89.2C. I am in a building in South-West London, a stone's throw from where Victoria Beckham does her shopping. This is the London Kriotherapy...


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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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