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2008-08-11 15:01:01

By LORKIN, Yvonne Marie Let every bottle count . . . for charity. -------------------- I received an email from the "IRF" the other day. At first I thought I might've forgotten to do my GST which threw me into a total spin (because their overdue fines are vicious!) But reading on I was pleasantly surprised to see I was just having a dyslexic moment and instead of the IRD, the email was in fact from the International Riesling Foundation. What a relief. Intrigued I was too, because...


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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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