Macabre Word Nerd via LaWhimsy
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Word Nerd: Macabre

Macabre (pronounced either mekabruh or mekab. The first is the more correct French pronunciation and the second is in the Americanized style.) is a chilling and thrilling word, filled with the spectacularly gruesome and ghastly.  Human nature is such that many of us are drawn by a morbid curiosity to the macabre, mostly, I suspect… Continue reading Word Nerd: Macabre

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Word Nerd : Eldritch

With Halloween, Samhain and The Day of the Dead so very close at hand, I felt that an otherworldly sort of word would be quite fitting and eldritch is a rather delightful word with Old English/Scottish origins (both of which are deliciously filled with otherworldly history, myths and lore). May your day be filled with… Continue reading Word Nerd : Eldritch