- n. Plural form of poltergeist.
“We have it on good authority that some victims lingering on the spot could be classified as poltergeists.”
“What do they have poltergeists loading the shells/charges?”
“Planes circled the airport like poltergeists over cursed ground.”
“I do still think our house is haunted: but, by the ghost of James Thurber; not poltergeists.”
“Ghosts are creepy and wander around, walking through walls and stuff, but poltergeists latch onto one target (usually a teenage girl during times of stress, but there have been younger and older people of both genders) and torment them.”
“Oh, when you were listing supernatural things, you missed poltergeists.”
“So the poltergeists of the post-industrial world return, embodied with typical postmodern drollery.”
“A call-in talk show that invites listeners to share scary stories about vampires and poltergeists, it is a bona fide cult phenomenon.”
“I got a lot of laugh-out-loud moments from it, but wasn't completely satisfied with the plot; Death and the Discworld are to be under threat from, respectively, Elder Beings and supernatural supermarkets, and I didn't feel it hung together as a whole (a subplot about poltergeists, for instance, is simply abandoned).”
“Here is the central paradox in all this: directors have no problem getting an audience to believe in ghosts, vampires, succubi, extraterrestrials, poltergeists, gremlins, wizards, giant worms, latter-day dinosaurs or rustic werewolves who seem to have unlimited access to steroids; all that is deemed perfectly logical and believable.”
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Annoying, little, things. In a single word.
Periodically found on Let's Panic About Babies. (Excellent site.)
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