Theomeny from Uncommon Parlance

Have you been stricken with a plague of locusts? Do deities lob lightening bolts in at your person? Or have you been chained to a rock, Prometheus style, with a vulture snacking on your liver? Then you, dear reader, may be suffering from Theomeny. Theomeny is the wrath of god. Get on the wrong side of a vengeful divine being and you’ll know all about it. Etymology, from greek Theos (god) + -men (suffix signifying action).

“Rameses placed a hand over his mouth and nose. The Nile was the colour of blood and its waters carried the carcasses of fish who showed their bellies to the sky. The stench was appalling. He sighed. All this theomeny was a real drag.”

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