Saturday Word of the day: Ignis fatuus

*Ignis fatuus: something deluding or misleading. Also called friar’s lantern, will-o’-the-wisp; a flitting phosphorescent light seen at night, chiefly over marshy ground, and believed to be due to spontaneous combustion of gas from decomposed organic matter.

“Now son be careful in the marshes, not everything is as it appears. You must be weary of falling prey to ignis fatuus.”

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