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Have a magical Halloween
Oct 18, 2017
This Halloween, we're thinking about one of our favourite suffixes, -mancy. Meaning 'divination', there are many fascinating words depicting the craft of what is in some cases very specific forms of fortune telling. These are largely older words, but we've picked a few of the best. Let us know of any new words (we've got our eye on technomancy and lexicomancy is starting to look pretty good too) that relate to divination.
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