What Does “Ouija” Mean? A Curious Etymology

What Does Ouija Mean?

I’d always thought the meaning behind the name Ouija was simple. “Ouija” – the French “Oui” and the German “Ja,” both words meaning “Yes,” put together into one odd-sounding name for a spirit board. That’s what I’d been told, anyway. As it turns out, the truth is far more fascinating. The Ouija chose its own …

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Ghosts Allegedly Manifest and Open Doors at Two Haunted Hospitals

Something strange is going on at two hospitals in Argentina. Staff at the Hospital Parajón Ortiz de Famaillá are trying to understand some mysterious CCTV footage captured last month, reports the Mirror. The footage shows a gate swinging open, seemingly on its own. Many believe this was caused by the spirit of a doctor who once worked …

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Multiple Sightings Of “Ghost Plane” Reported Over Derbyshire, England

Derbyshire Dakota Douglas

Multiple sightings of an alleged “ghost plane” have been reported in Derbyshire, England recently. A number of curious residents have spotted an old World War II aircraft, a Douglas Dakota, flying very low before seemingly disappearing. Some witnesses have described it as not “quite right” — its engines perfectly silent as the plane glides through the air as if …

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Woman Claims Ghost Grabbed Her In English Café Restroom

York Ghost Sighting 2016

An Inverness woman claims she experienced a ghostly hand grab her leg while in the restroom of a café in York, England. As York Mix reports, she visited the Earl Grey Tea Rooms earlier this month, and later shared her remarkable tale on the website TripAdvisor: “Before leaving I visited the ladies toilet, whilst washing my …

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