Monthly Archives: December 2015


No, this is not Santa’s worst nightmare. Elflocked to his chair by the fire on Christmas eve. Elves do have an unfortunate sense of humor. Nor is it some clever password. ELF-locked as in SHER-locked. It’s worse, much worse. ElflockĀ (or

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Here’s another one of those funky words with opposite meanings depending on the context and a great word for fans of fantasy literature. Cleave can mean to adhere to something or to split something, as in skulls. Consider these examples:

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