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2008-08-03 12:00:27

By Linda Shaw, Seattle Times Aug. 3--One candidate says he stands for change. The other stresses the value of her experience. In this race, however, the "change" candidate isn't a fresh, young face like Barack Obama. And the "experience" candidate, unlike Hillary Rodham Clinton, already has held the job she seeks for nearly 12 years. But the question of whether it's time for someone new is as central to the race for state superintendent of public instruction as it was in the...


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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