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2008-06-16 15:00:20

By THE CANADIAN PRESS RED DEER, Alta. - Emergency crews are working to clean up a leak from an oil pipeline that has left an oily sheen on the Red Deer River in central Alberta. The leak was discovered about 10:30 last night in a section of pipe underneath the river. The leak has now been stopped, but not before between 75 and 125 barrels of oil escaped. An oily sheen has been spotted on Glennifer Lake, a popular resort and boating lake about 33 kilometres downstream. Alberta...


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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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