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2011-04-12 07:00:00

Scenic Highway 1 Southbound to Big Sur Set to Reopen Soon MONTEREY, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring spells renewal in Monterey County, with its potent mix of fresh ocean breezes, prime Pacific sunsets and crisp snap of Monterey pine to jump-start the senses. Verdant and visual, this region also boasts the top trekking for wild flower enthusiasts with 25 state and national parks, including the newest edition -- Fort Ord Dunes State Park. Add a wealth of cultural...


Word of the Day
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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