“Ethereal mummy.” I’m so gonna start using that.
Fantastic Four #48 (1966)
Yeah, I know, Sue.
We all kinda used to think that.
“Are. You. GETTING this?”
Nibbling gopher is nibbling.
It describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic or profound melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. Moreover, it often carries a repressed knowledge that the object of longing may never return.
TIL: Kindergarten field trips to the Apple store in the mall are a thing.
I realize that not everyone has had the opportunity to be in a large echo-y room while an elementary school band warms up for their spring concert.
So, I share.