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2008-09-24 03:00:22

By Fyson, Anthony It is wonderful how thoughtless think-tanks can be. The latest effusion from the right-wing Policy Exchange is admirable only for trying to make a free-market assessment of the prospects for northern cities without concession to Conservative electoral interests. The trouble for Tory leader David Cameron arises not just because the report's conclusion that these cities have little hope of regeneration is damaging to his party's chances in marginal urban constituencies. The...


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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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