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2004-11-26 21:00:05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Friday, Missouri's oldest full-time state employee will celebrate her 90th birthday. Virginia Arn figures she has 10 years to go before it's time to retire. "This job has been heaven," Arn said. "I love the people. I have a lot of fun with them. People are always asking me how old I am, and I don't mind telling them. But I also tell them I'm going to work until I'm 100, and then I'm going to take four or five years off and party." For the past 5 1/2 years, Arn has...


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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.
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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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