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  • Corpse candle refers to the ghostly lights sometimes seen at night or twilight — often over bogs. It looks like a flickering candle, and is sometimes said to recede if approached. Much folklore surrounds the legend, but science has offered several potential explanations.

    Also called will-o'-the-wisp

    February 23, 2008

  • See also vivoleum.

    March 5, 2010