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The (Other) S-Word, Part 2: Wind

Ruach. Pneuma. Spiritus. No, those aren’t magic words that Harry Potter could have used to turn Draco Malfoy into a mug of butterbeer, they’re the word ‘spirit’ in Hebrew, Greek and Latin. And what strikes me today about these words is … Continue reading

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Breath

“She breathed on me! A dead person breathed on me!” When ‘80s tweenager Audrey Griswold (Dana Barron) shrieked that line in National Lampoon’s Vacation 30 years ago, it was both hilarious and absurd, because – obviously – dead people don’t … Continue reading

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