The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board

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The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board

Post by bindeweede » Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:29 pm

Contrary to popular belief, “Ouija” is not a combination of the French for “yes,” oui, and the German ja.
Yes, that is what I always thought.

Here is a really interesting history.
Even if they don’t succeed, the UBC* team has managed to make good on one of the claims of the early Ouija advertisements: The board does offer a link between the known and the unknown. Just not the unknown that everyone wanted to believe it was.
*University of British Columbia.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/t ... 27/?no-ist

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