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2009-09-30 18:30:06

Employees at a Wisconsin thrift store said they discovered $13,000 in a box of donated shoes and returned it to its owner using a receipt to track her down. Marshfield Goodwill workers Jerry Schmitz, 30, and Len Nyen, 55, said they found the $100 bills, which were all from 1981, in a small yellow envelope tucked under a pair of dress shoes in a box of donated goods, the Stevens Point (Wis.) Journal reported Wednesday. The pair took the find to manager Dan Linzmeier and the workers used a...


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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